The North Oaks Sports Medicine team is honoring Zachary Clark, Jamie Gibson,
Devin King and Amber Landry as “Student-Athletes of the Month.”
Springfield High School’s Zachary Clark, a senior, has a 3.7 Grade
Point Average (GPA). He plays shortstop on the baseball team and went
five-for-six at the plate and pitched two shutout innings in the season’s
first scrimmage, shares Head Baseball Coach John Pace. He recently accepted
a baseball scholarship to Southeastern Louisiana University and is being
scouted by several Major League Baseball teams, Pace adds. He also runs
track and plays football, a sport in which he was named All-District and
All-Parish Athlete. The 18-year-old is the son of Allen and Dotti Clark.
From left are Springfield High School Assistant Baseball Coach Michael
Rutland, Student Athlete of the Month Zachary Clark, North Oaks Sports
Medicine Athletic Trainer Mandy Trepagnier and North Oaks Sports Medicine
Supervisor Jeff Schmitt.
Walker High School junior forward Jamie Gibson led the girls’ basketball
team into the play-offs with a 29-4 record and No. 3 state ranking. She
averages 17.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game. Head Girls Basketball
Coach Korey Arnold notes that Gibson leads by example and has a “first-one-in,
last-one-out” work ethic. She has a 3.0 GPA. The 16-year-old is
the daughter of Greg and Shannon Gibson.
From left are Walker High School Girls Basketball Head Coach Korey Arnold,
North Oaks Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Nate Borgett, Student Athlete
of the Month Jamie Gibson and North Oaks Sports Medicine Supervisor Jeff Schmitt.
Devin King, a Jewel M. Sumner High School senior, is a member of the track
and field team and is a role model for his peers, according to Coach Jay
Stuckey. In March, he set the National High School Record in pole vault
with a vault of 17 feet, 10 ¼ inches at the New Balance National
Indoor High School Championships in New York. Despite a busy traveling
schedule, he maintains a 3.1 GPA. The 18-year-old is the son of Floyd
and Nicole King.
From left are Jewel Sumner High School Coach Jay Stuckey, Student Athlete
of the Month Devin King, North Oaks Sports Medicine Supervisor Jeff Schmitt,
and Devin’s parents, Floyd and Nicole King.
A Ponchatoula High School senior softball catcher, Amber Landry has been
a starter for all 4 years of high school and has a 3.8 GPA. As a junior,
she was named First Team All-District and has received honors each year
she has played, according to Softball Coach Hollie Thompson. “She
is an amazing young lady, showing character on the field at all times,
and leading her teammates to excellence by always working hard.”
Thompson adds. She recently signed with Tyler Junior College in Tyler,
Texas, and plays for the Louisiana Patriots, an elite summer softball
team based in Baton Rouge. The 17-year-old is the daughter of Paul and
From left are Ponchatoula High School Principal Danny Strickland, North
Oaks Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Jonathan Gantt, Student Athlete
of the Month Amber Landry, Softball Coach Hollie Thompson and North Oaks
Sports Medicine Supervisor Jeff Schmitt.
From August 2013 to April 2014, North Oaks Sports Medicine staff and North
Oaks Physician Group orthpaedic surgeons have chosen a male and a female
student-athlete from Tangipahoa and Livingston Parishes to honor for:
having a 3.0 GPA or higher; excelling in athletic competition; participating
in school and community organizations; and having earned the respect of
coaches, teammates, officials, teachers and their peers.
In May, male and female “Student-Athletes of the Year” for
each parish will be selected from all the monthly honorees.
For more information about the Student-Athletes of the Month and Year programs,
call North Oaks Corporate Communications at
(985) 230-6647 or