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[VOTE NOW] North Oaks Sports Medicine Student-Athletes Of The Year 2015

To qualify, student-athletes must:

  • Be a Student-Athlete of the Month
  • Excel in athletic competition school year-round
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Be active in school/community organizations
  • Show respect for coaches, teammates, officials, teachers and other students
North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons and North Oaks Sports Medicine team have selected the top three male and top three female finalists for each parish from all of the Student-Athletes of the Month. Your help is needed to select the Student–Athletes of the Year.
Voting ends Thursday, 5/7/15 at midnight.


Male Nominees

Cole Stevens, Loranger High School
  • GPA: 4.0
  • Sport(s): Football
  • Stats: (1st game) 1 sac 8 tackles (3 for a loss)
Other Activities/Honors: Beta club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Council, Spanish Club

Comments: He is always the first one to arrive and last one to leave. His actions on and off the field make him a great example for all his teammates and other students. He is always willing to offer a helping hand even after a long day at practice.

Steven Allen, Ponchatoula High School
  • GPA: 4.0
  • Sport(s): Football (4 yrs.)
  • Stats: Started 35 consecutive varsity games, 10 and 0 regular season
Other Activities/Honors: "Scholar Athlete of the Week" by Friday Night Football TV Show on WGNO for Week 4 (Sept. 26th), LHSA All State Academic Team, All District First Team, District Champions

Comments: He has been an Offensive leader for the past 3 years. He is a role model for younger players and leads by example. He is always on time for practices and meetings.

Hunter Stanley, St. Thomas Academy
  • GPA: 4.0
  • Sport(s): Baseball (3 yrs.), Football (3 yrs.)
  • Stats: Hitting - 350 batting average, 23 rbi’s, 18 runs scored, 9 steals; Pitching - 16.2 innings pitched, 2-1 record, 0.42 ERA, 22 strikeouts
Other Activities/Honors: Beta, Nat’l Honors Society, Ambassadors

Comments: He makes coaching fun. You never have to worry if he’s giving you everything he’s got or if he hasn’t done his school work. He represents our school perfectly in every manner.

    Female Nominees

    Kristen Favalora, Hammond High Magnet School
    • GPA: 4.0
    • Sport(s): Volleyball (4 yrs.)
    • Stats: 32 service aces, 28 kills, and 95 digs for the season
    Other Activities/Honors: Key Club - 4 years, Beta Club - 3 years, National Honor Society - 2 years, honor roll - 4 years, Academic All State for the 2014 Volleyball season, 4th year as medical explorer at North Oaks. She also received Honorable Mention All-District for division I 5A, All-State academic for division I 5A, and has lettered for 2 years.

    Comments: Kristen was chosen by her team as the varsity co-captain this year, so this shows that her teammates think she is a great leader. She has played all 4 years of high school and has never missed a practice and/or game. We participate in several community service projects as a team and she always arrives early and stays late to help without being asked. Kristen is hardworking, dedicated, and determined in everything she is involved in. Athletes like her only come around so often and I am going to miss her very much next year.

      Morrison “Airi” Hamilton, Ponchatoula High School
      • GPA: 3.7674
      • Sport(s): basketball (4 yrs.) lettered, track (4 yrs. - will letter)
      • Stats: 20.4 pts/game, 8.5 rebs/game, 6.4 steals/game; scores her 1,000 points of her high school career in the beginning of December 2014
      Other Activities/Honors: Girls State, Academic All-State, 1st Team 6-5A All-District , 5A State Championship Tournament MVP, Spanish Club, Talented Music, National Honor Society, Friends of Rachel and Junior class vice president, Homecoming Court 2014/15

      Comments: I have personally seen Airi volunteer at the Special Olympics held at SLU last year. She also volunteered several days at the Little League World Series which was held at the Ponchatoula Recreational Park this past summer. Airi is always the first to volunteer to lend a helping hand.

        Bre’Ashlee Jones, Jewel Sumner High School
        • GPA: 3.8
        • Sport(s): basketball, 3 yrs., cross country, track, cheerleader
        • Stats: Season totals: Points- 393, Assists- 115, Rebounds- 192, Steals- 67, Blocks- 26
        Other Activities/Honors: Honor choir, FCCLA, cheerleader, Beta club

        Comments: This student- athlete is a leader in the classroom. She pushes herself to succeed and others as well. During her break time at school, she tutors other students. She is very involved in her church as well.


          Male Nominees

          Andrew Shelton, Live Oak High School
          • GPA: 3.62
          • Sport(s): Football, 3 yrs.
          • Stats: see below
          Other Activities/Honors: FCA, Beta Club, Track 180 Youth Event - teen outreach group

          Comments: This past summer a large mass was discovered under Andrew's left eye. Andrew went to St. Jude to have the mass removed, but in spite of surgeries and being under constant doctor's care, he has still taken every opportunity to be involved with the football team over the rest of the summer and the beginning of school. Andrew has attended workouts he couldn't participate in, filmed practices, and made himself available and useful in countless ways. He clearly demonstrates that leadership and being part of a team means more than playing time. Players and coaches alike are inspired by his example.

            William Rogers, Springfield High School
            • GPA: 4.2
            • Sport(s): Football (guard & defensive tackle), Baseball (pitcher & 1st base)
            • Stats: Pitched 13 innings and has a 1-1 record with 2 saves and 2 opportunities; 7 strikeouts with a 4.12 ERA.
            Other Activities/Honors: Football 1st team all-district guard, 1st team all-parish guard, 2nd team all-state guard, Honors classes, BETA club, Senior class president for SGA, FCA, Football team captain, Honorable Mention District baseball

            Comments: Will is able to play sports and make great grades in the classroom. He helps tutor his teammates in Math and other subjects. He is active in his church group.

              Kyle Baudoin, Walker High School
              • GPA: 4.0
              • Sport(s): Track & Field (Boys), Sprinter/Pole Vaulter (4 yrs.)
              • Stats: Parish Champion in Pole Vault. Personal Best of 16' 4; -Parish runner up in the 100m Dash. Personal Best of 11.2 100m dash.
              Other Activities/Honors: Senior Class President, WHS Ambassador, Member of Beta Club, Member of Math Club; Summer track he went to Jr Olympics last 3 yrs. placing 4th last summer’ signed to ULL

              Comments: Kyle does an outstanding job of balancing academics & sports with a 4.0 GPA. He is an academic tutor for other students after school. He does a great job of encouraging younger athletes in our area in the middle school and elementary school meets that he volunteers to work. He has a 30 on his ACT test.

                Female Nominees

                Carly Johnson, Walker High School
                • GPA: 4.0
                • Sport(s): Volleyball, 4 yrs., Softball
                • Stats: 25 assists , 15 digs, 5 Aces, 3 kills; Softball - BA 286, OBP 344, RBIS 3
                Other Activities/Honors: All District Honorable Mention for volleyball and softball the last 2 yrs., NFCA Academic All-American; Academic All State

                Comments: Carly has been looked to as a leader long before she became a senior. She has a positive attitude and encourages her teammates to strive for success all of the time. You never hear a negative thing come out of her mouth. Regardless of how busy she is she will take the time to help anyone out. It can be with school work or younger players working on a particular skill. She does some many little things that often go unnoticed or thanked, but that never stops her from doing them. She doesn't do it for the recognition but because that is just the type of person she is. She does then not for the accolades but because it is what is best for the team.

                  Darilyn Rogers, Albany High School
                  • GPA: 3.4
                  • Sport(s): basketball, 4 yrs.
                  Other Activities/Honors: MVP at the KSA Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Florida, member of FCA, active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church

                  Comments: Darilyn has been a great leader and player for our team. When she is not playing basketball, she spends her spare time working for Erdey's Sandwich Shop in Albany. Darilyn shows great leadership not only on the court but also in life by going to school full time, being an active member in her church, holding a job and even helping her older sister with the Albany Middle School girls basketball team.

                    Jessica Gregoire, Springfield High School
                    • GPA: 3.814
                    • Sport(s): Softball Catcher (4 yrs.), Volleyball (4 yrs.), Cheerleading (2 yrs.)
                    • Stats: Jessica has a .285 batting average and leads the team 3 HR's. She has a fielding % of .951 and has thrown out 10 base runners this year.
                    Other Activities/Honors: Beta-4, Outdoors Club-2, Pro Start-1, FCA-4, FCCLA-1, FBLA-1, Track-2, FFA-2

                    Comments: Jessica is a highly involved student-athlete. She has great school spirit and participates in many extracurricular activities. She has been Captain of the softball team since her sophomore season and has demonstrated excellent leadership skills throughout her time at Springfield High School on and off the field. She has been a model student helping others through tutoring opportunities when asked.
                      Voting ends Thursday, 5/7/15 at midnight.