Flashes News · FCHS senior athletes receive academic recognition

During the Spring, several of our FCHS senior athletes received recognition for their success in the classroom. We are incredibly proud of these student-athletes!


Kiwanis Academic All-Stars

Leading up to the IHSAA Boys Basketball State Championship, senior basketball players Michael Santoro and Alan Cox were recognized as Kiwanis Academic All-Stars for being among the top five academic athletes in Marion County. Santoro was named Jim Mills Memorial Scholarship MVP for having the highest cumulative gpa for boys basketball in Marion County. Both Santoro and Cox were awarded a scholarship for their academic accomplishments.

Michael Santoro (center) receiving Jim Mills MVP award
Santoro (left) and Cox (right) recognized at Kiwanis Academic All-Stars Banquet
Kiwanis Academic All-Stars (center) pictured with Mayor Joe Hogsett (second from left) and IHSAA commissioner Bobby Cox (second from right)


Cato Scholarship

Elise Miller was one of 13 to receive the C. Eugene Cato Scholarship from the IHSAA. Full story from IHSAA can be found here.

Elise Miller (front row, third from left) standing with other Cato Scholarship winners and IHSAA commissioner Bobby Cox (front row, third from right).
Elise Miller accepting the Cato Scholarship
Elise Miller with Indiana basketball legend Steve Alford


Catch The Stars Scholar Athletes

Jada Reedus (Cross Country, Track & Field) and Payton Lamping (Football) were honored at the 2019 Tamika Catchings Catch The Stars banquet as scholar athletes.

Jada Reedus (left), Athletic Director Greg Orr (center), and Payton Lamping (right)
Jada Reedus with Tamika Catchings
Payton Lamping with Tamika Catchings