ROCK SPRINGS — Athletic Directors and High School Head Coaches met in Rock Springs on Tuesday April 16 for the annual Southwest District Senior Student Athlete of the Year selection meeting. Each year the best senior student-athletes from Southwest Wyoming are nominated for this outstanding award.
Athletes are nominated based on their athletic achievements, academic success, and leadership in their school and community.
This year’s nominations included:
- Colby Rees and Lyndee Hereford from Mountain View
- Carson Walker and McKinely Bradshaw from Lyman
- Ryan Pfeffer and Olyvia Pacheco from Rawlins
- Tristan Profaizer and Janae Ramirez from Rock Springs
- Weston Wiley and Brittany Barton from Evanston
- Asefa Wetzel and Olivia Muir from Star Valley
- Danny Gosar and Madison Friend from Pinedale
- Bentley Johnson and Janae Teichert from Cokeville
- Hayden Walker from Kemmerer
- LainMitchelson and Maizee Thoren from Farson-Eden
- Ashley Steffen from Shoshone
- Noelle Peterson from Encampment
- Madison David from Wind River
- Justin Seemann Big Piney
This year’s recipients of the Southwest District Senior Student Athlete awards are:
- McKinley Bradshaw of Lyman (3A/4A)
- Weston Wiley of Evanston (3A/4A)
- Noelle Peterson of Encampment (1A/2A)
- Bentley Johnson of Cokeville (1A/2A)
Award winners will be recognized at the regional track meets in May. These Recipients will also be nominated for the Milward Simpson Award.