We want to recognize student athletes who represent their schools in a positive way! This week we celebrate, William McDougald, 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!

  • William McDougald

    Niagara Falls High School

    William is a 9th grade student athlete at Niagara Falls HS, who participates in JV Football and Varsity Wrestling. "He is a out standing student and he has broken the world record for being a 8th grade student to make it to State! Not only is he 15 and on a varsity team him and his friends Deonte and Josiah help lead the team just in the game on 10-11-16 he scored 3 touchdowns."

  • Kiara Smith

    Kenmore East

    Kiara is an 11th grade student at Kenmore East in Tonawanda. She participates in volleyball, track and field and basketball! "Kiara plays a sport almost every season and she is good at all of them. She holds her school's pole vaulting record and is currently playing varsity volleyball. Last year she was co-captain of JV volleyball and basketball. Not only is she good at a variety of sports but she is intelligent as well, she maintains a 3.0 GPA. I'm very proud of her and her accomplishments!"

  • Ne'Ari Curry

    Sweethome High School

    Ne'Ari Curry is a 9th student at Sweethome High School! She is a triple threat, participating in cheerleading, track and lacrosse! "Ne'Ari is the captain of the junior varsity cheerleading team. Cheerleading, has been her favorite sport since Lil League. She has been cheerleading since she was 5years old and loves every minute of the sport . Through rain, sleet or snow she has never missed a game or practice.

    Ne'Ari is also a member of the track team and Lacrosse team. She devotes all her free time practicing to continue to be the best athlete she can be on and off the field. Ne'Ari has been complimented by her teachers as being a positive role model and well respected student who strives for excellence. All while maintaining a GPA of 3.3!" Go girl!!!

  • Josiah Harris

    Niagara Falls High School

    Josiah is a 10th grade student at Niagara Falls HS, who plays football! "Always helping teammates , led defense with 15 tackles. Never loses his composure and shows sportsmanship towards opponent."

  • Trent Lecher!!

    Niagara Falls High School

    Trent plays football for Niagara Falls HS! "He goes above and beyond and puts his heart and soul in to the game he has made captain numerous times this season that shows great leader ship and strong character! Football is his life and wears his numbers with pride!" You're the real MVP champ!

  • Trevor Moreland

    Newfane High School

    Trevor is an 11th grade students at Newfane High School, who plays soccer. Trevor is "an awesome leader, he is captain of his team. Has helped lead his team to be undefeated thus far in the season!" Keep being a great leader Trevor!!

  • Otis D. Houston

    South Park High School

    Otis is a 10th grade student at South Park HS in Buffalo, who plays football! "This guy has been through obstacles in spite of all of his setbacks he pushed through!!" Otis, you are the REAL MVP!

  • Josh-Lynne Danielle

    Sacred Heart Academy

    Josh-Lynne is a 10th grade student athlete at Sacred Heart Academy in Buffalo. She is involved in basketball & cross country. "Last year, as a freshman, she was moved up from JV to Varsity!! She helped her team win the state championship for the first time in more than 20 years, remained on the honor roll all 4 quarters, ran every cross country meet last year and beat her personal best twice this cross country season." Josh-Lynne, you are the REAL MVP!

  • Justin Stokes

    Villa Maria College

    Justin is a Junior at Villa Maria College. He plays basketball, and runs track and cross country. "He is a all around good player and good sportsman. He helped take his high-school team OTC Middle Early College to the championship in Glenn Falls and they won!! He was picked to be USCAA National player of the week back in January because he is so great at what he does! He was voted athletic in high school and is Villa Maria College MVP! Also there is a lot of young boys and girls that look up to him including his daughter."

  • Deonte Mathews

    Niagara Falls High School

    Deonte is a 10th grade student athlete at Niagara Falls High School. "Deonte is a a great athlete and most of all an excellent student. He plays football, basketball and baseball while holding down a 3.4 GPA. This year at his first football he scored 4 touchdowns and the second games he scored 2! He is the QB. And he leads his team with grace."