We want to recognize student athletes who represent their schools in a positive way! This week we celebrate, Jaida Kearney, a student athlete who has sportsmanship, is willing to help their teammates, is dedicated, has pride in themselves and their school and maintains their grades!

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  • Jaida Kearney

    Sweet Home High School

    Jaida attends Sweet Home, where she participates in gymnastics, track and field, and cheerleading! "Jaida Kearney is a freshman at Sweet Home High School who has been participating in varsity sports since 7th grade. Jaida's first love was All Star Cheer but, it was discovered that Jaida is an all-around athlete who excels in every sport she participates in. Jaida is a friend to many and a great role model to her sisters all while maintaining her grades as a high school student." Keep goin' hard Jaida, you are the REAL MVP!!

  • Dajean McCullough

    Burgard Vocational High School

    Dajean is a 12th grade student at Burgard, who play football, bowling and runs track! "Dajean is a very good sports player!! He always wanted to play football and he the best at it!! He is number 11 at Burgard!" Dajean, you are the REAL MVP!!

  • Te'Shaun Mathews

    Henry J. Kalfas Magnet School

    Te'Shaun is a 5th grade student at Kalfas, who participates in football, wrestling and boxing. "Te'Shaun is very talented and humble individual he always demonstrates great leadership with his peers helping them achieve there goals and making many new friends in the process he is also a NWAA football and wrestling member with Kyla Holka and Ely-jah Maye. Te'Shaun is state ranked for wrestling with 200 wins under his belt always making his coaches proud!" We're proud of you too! You are the real MVP!!

  • Tremell Mathews

    Henry J. Kalfas Magnet School

    Tremell is a 6th grade student who participates in football, wrestling and boxing! "Tremell is a mild mannered student athletes who is in 6th grade at Henry J. Kalfas he maintains a B average. Tremell also plays football and wrestles for NWAA and always shows a great deal of sportsmanship win or lose he accepts both with smile and shakes hands with his opponent's before he hugs them and because of that he has made many new friends throughout the season but it was one wrestling tournament that I truly saw his heart when he defeated a boy from Lockport to take second place and he knew this boy had never won a match Tremell took his medal and presented it to the boy and told him you deserve this you work hard and always try its time for you to be a champion that was a great moment to witness. With football Tremell is always there to help his teammates during practice if he sees any of them struggling to learn plays so they can shine with him come game day and he has earned the right to be chosen to play in the All American Diamond Game in Virginia Beach memorial day weekend to showcase his football talents. Boxing is another story while our uncle Stacy Robinson trains him and his brother hard at inspired boxing there has been a few times kids have backed out of the fight but Tremell has never wavered always pushing forward to become a silver gloves champion very proud of his accomplishments."

  • Courtney Meredith

    Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts

    Courtney is a 9th grader who plays basketball and volleyball and runs track! "Courtney is an MVP because she exemplifies everything I would want in a teenager. Courtney works very hard academically her grades are excellent straight A student. Courtney goes to every practice, she has a great work ethic, she pushes herself daily. Courtney is a great daughter at home never a problem, she loves to learn. Courtney was part of a praise dance team, she plays the guitar along with playing sports." Keep representing for the ladies Courtney! You are the REAL MVP!!

  • Kevin Suttles III

    King Center Charter School

    Kevin a 7th grade student at king Center Charter, who participates in FOUR sports - Football, Basketball, Track and Field, Swimming!! "Kevin is one of the sweetest and coolest 13-year-old I know. He work hard in the classroom and on the field. Kevin began playing Football at the age of 6 (which started his love for sports). Kevin has been a member of the Beast Elite Ducks for quite a few years now. Kevin had the opportunity to go to nationals in Florida in which he came home with a championship ring. During off season Kevin is a member of his school basketball team where he plays small forward. His average per game is 15-20 points. Kevin also is a member of his schools track and field team. Kevin also began playing AAU Basketball this year as well. During Kevin's down time he is an active member in his church, where he sings in the youth choir. He is a huge help at home, helping his 8 yr old brother every night with his homework before he begins his. Kevin is truly my MVP." Congrats Kevin!! Don't stop!!

  • Ely-Jay Maye

    Geraldine J. Mann Elementary School

    Ely-Jay is a Kindergarten student who participates in wrestling at Geraldine J. Mann Elementary in Niagara Falls! He's making moves at such a young age, so today, we salute this young man as the Real MVP!!

  • Roburt Welch

    St. Francis High School

    Roburt is a senior at St. Fancis, who plays basketball, track and AAU basketball! " Roburt Welch is a true example of a young man of God he studies his believing and teaching at Grace Tabernacle on William and Madison under the direction of Pastor Richardson he's an active member of the churches Summer Vacation Bible School for the Youth which gives them somewhere and something to do while learning about God in the summer during non-active hours. He is also a senior at st. Francis High School and is a member of the high Honors Society currently carries a perfect 100 math score! If you follow high school basketball you know that this was an historic past season for the boys st. Francis High School varsity team they defeated Park School 3 times while having the best record the school has had in over 20 years and making it all the way to the championship game which was held at Canisius College versus Canisius High School in which they lost. Rob anchor the team thr ew out a lot of the season and he averaged 18 points in the playoffs 10 rebounds. He is also a second-year track runner for the boys varsity track team at st. Francis in his first year as a junior running track he qualified for the all Catholics in all three of his events high jump triple jump and the long jump. He lives by the mantra hard work beats Talent when Talent fails to work hard and that goes to the 6s he has had not only in the classroom but also in his Athletics as he knows who is the head of it all and it continues to outwork all in front of him as he trains at 5 a.m. daily in the morning with this trainer Jason Rowe who is the guy in the middle in the picture. Rob's dedication and hard work has earned him 15 College acceptance from Hofstra Binghamton University Colgate University Pratt Institute in Brooklyn Hilbert College medaille college pitt-bradford Clarkson University Paul Smith College to name a few." Keep up the great work Roburt!

  • Kylah Holka

    Edward Town Middle School

    Kylah is an 8th grade student, who participates in wrestling at Edward Town. "Kylah is as a 13-year-old girl who attends the 8th grade at Edward Town Middle School and maintains an A/B average. She has been wrestling since she was 7-years-old and has made several accomplishment in this sport such as state and national titles and all while wrestling mostly boys. Kylah got sick about a year and a half ago and almost lost her life and fought long and hard to get back on the mats. She was eventually diagnosed with Lyme disease which caused long term health issues such as arthritis and debilitating migraines, but Kylah continues to beat the odds and not give up on her dreams or let her teammates down, whether she's in pain or not. She is a role model and inspiration to many young girls trying to overcome adversity especially in a predominantly male sport, and she does is with great sportsmanship, she wins as gracefully as she losses and takes pride in what she does and i s always willing to lend a hand or offer advice to a fellow wrestler or anyone who needs her. She currently wrestles for NWAA who is ranked #1 in the section 6 division and also wrestled on the modified wrestling team for school being the only girl on the team, she has also wrestled with the tri-state warriors girls nationals travel team and has many opportunities waiting for her over the course of the next few yrs, as she continues on the path to achieve her goal of being on the women's Olympic wrestling team some day." Continue to represent Kylah, you are the REAL MVP!

  • Logan Haseley

    Harry F. Abate

    Logan participates in Wrestling, Football, Baseball and MMA! "Logan is an Honors student, he maintains high grades and he is a role model for his younger peers, always willing to help & guide. He practices 4-6 days a week while he continues to keep high grades & excel in all his sports!" Keep being an amazing student athlete Logan!!