Scholar Athlete 2019-2020

  • October Scholar Athletes

    Male Scholar Athlete of the Month ~ Albert Hill Middle School

    Finn Anderson

    Finn Anderson

    We at Albert Hill would like to introduce you to our male, October scholar athlete of the month, Mr. Finn Anderson.  Finn is an eighth grade student who has played as a starter on our soccer team for three years. He has also played on a Richmond Strikers Travel team for seven years. Finn is an outgoing, kind, and creative young man. In addition, Finn is enrolled in all honors classes, where he is an actively engaged student. He has received awards in the areas of honor roll and scholar roll.

    In all areas of Finn’s life, his sense of humor shines. He plays the piano and skateboards in his spare time. His enjoyment and appreciation of the outdoors has even led to his participation in the Forest Hill Park clean up events.

    Finn has demonstrated his commitment to the school, sport, and team through his enthusiastic dedication for three years. Finn participates in all practices and games with skill, determination, and a superb attitude.

     

    Female Scholar Athlete of the Month ~ Binford

    Erin Neary

    Erin Neary

    Erin is a part of the Binford Lions’ soccer team and has truly shown what it means to be a “scholar athlete.”

    Erin is 7th grade student that has maintained A/B honor roll since enrolling at Binford. Erin started playing soccer at a young age and has played for the Binford team for the last two years. She also plays for her club team Richmond United U-13.  On the Binford team, Erin is a strong attacking midfielder who always has excellent control of the ball. Erin demonstrates all aspects of P.R.I.D.E. but especially shows her ability to stay positive with teammates and her intelligence when it comes to thinking under pressure and thinking ahead in the game. Erin has been recognized as a guest captain this season for her leadership and perseverance on the field. 

    After middle school, Erin one day hopes to continue to play here in Richmond for VCU and then go on to join the US National Women’s Team. Erin also loves math so much that she could see herself being a Math teacher someday.

     

    November Scholar Athletes

    Male Scholar Athlete of the Month ~ Albert Hill Middle School

    Colby Basnett

    Colby Basnett

    We at Albert Hill would like to introduce you to our male, November scholar-athlete of the month, Mr. Colby Basnett.

    Colby Basnett, who is an eighth-grade student at Albert Hill Middle School, was a member of the Fall track team. Colby is enrolled in all honors classes, where he is an actively engaged student.  Colby is a very attentive and curious student in the classroom. He excels in all his classes and achieves academic success at a high level. Colby has participated in the 10K Training Team at Albert Hill since 6th grade and has evolved into an excellent runner. Colby was a leader on the Fall track team and participated in a handful of long-distance running events, where he competed at a high level. 

    Also, In Colby's spare time, he enjoys reading and participating in the running club.

     

    Female Scholar Athlete of the Month ~ Henderson

    Quemia Bentley

    Quemia Bentley

    Quemia Bentley is a 6th grader here at Henderson middle school. She is being recognized as the Scholar Athlete of the month for the month of November she has taken on the challenges of playing multiple sports for the first time. She has been a stellar student athlete while maintaining a great attitude taking on all new challenges. She competes in both girls’ basketball and track and field so far this school year. She has really taking on the warrior spirit in everything that she does. Miss Bentley is always very polite and respectful to everyone that she encounters.