AMS honors fall sports teams
Neighbors | Eartha Terrell.Volleyball player, Katie Magmore (left), showed off her certificate with her mother, Mandy, during Austintown Middle School’s fall sports ceremony..
The Klassic family, from left, (front) Kole, Katelyn; (back) and Mike were excited to see all the athletes honored at Austintown Middle School Oct. 24.
Seventh-grade cross-country runners were part of the many athletic teams recognized during Austintown Middle School’s fall sports ceremony Oct. 24.
Jennifer Dolak (right) said she was proud of her daughter, Lauren, who was a cross-country runner during Austintown Middle School’s fall sports ceremony Oct. 24.
Jada Reed (left), Gary Coole (center) and Selina Hightower enjoyed an evening of fun and excitement with their friends and neighbors during Austintown Middle School’s fall sports ceremony..
By EARTHA TERRELL
Student-athletes were recognized for their efforts during Austintown Middle School’s annual fall sports ceremony Oct. 24.
The event, which was hosted by the school’s PTO, honored volleyball cross-country and football teams.
“It makes me feel good to host the event. I was an athlete when I was younger and I loved going to these kinds of things. I think sports teach students about teamwork, success, failure and I think it gives them self-confidence,” said PTO President Ellen DiFrancesco.
Coaches praised students for their persistence and hard work and encouraged them to continue to use those character traits in and out of school. Students received pins and certificates for their participation. Parents were thrilled to see their children on stage with their teammates. Jennifer Dolak, was proud of her daughter, Lauren, for her achievements on the cross country team.
“It was awesome. She worked so hard all season and it’s great to see the school come together,” Dolak said.