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Big Red Winter Sports Awards

2021 Four-year Letterwinners

The Big Red Winter Sports Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, March 3. The Wayland Academy community met in the Field House to recognize Letter Winners, Team Awards, and Four-Year Letter Winners. 

The major award winners and four-year letter winners were as follows:

Forensics, Coached by Amy Throndsen H`14

Most Valuable Player

  • Jay Clark `22

Most Improved Player

  • Peter Dang `23

Champion of Character

  • Kirk Kelly `24

Coach Award

  • Daphne Ladipo `23

Four-Year Letter Winner

  • Tess Wilson-Brown `22

Varsity Swimming, Coached by Marissa Hansen

Most Valuable Player

  • Parker Harmon `22               

Most Improved Players

  • Deshawn Wint `23
  • Pauline Wilde `24

Champion of Character

  • Denis Ergun `24

Four-Year Letter Winners

  • Parker Harmon `22
  • Ellie Aplin `22

Varsity Girls Basketball, Coached by Carl Michaletz

Most Valuable Player

  • Lucia McGuinness `24

Most Improved Player  

  • Keyla Gallegos `22       

Champion of Character

  • Gabriella Johnson `22

Four-Year Letter Winner

  • Keyla Gallegos `22

Junior Varsity Girls Basketball, Coached by Glenda Young

Most Valuable Player

  • Christllyan Tabas `24   

Most Improved Player

  • Lotus Buss `24

Champion of Character

  • Lotus Buss `24          

Varsity Boys Basketball—Coached by PJ Osvald, Dave Miller, and Tommy Bleich

Most Valuable Player

  • Diego Perez `24      

Most Improved Player

  • Drew Benson `23

Champion of Character

  • Andy Mugabo `22

Junior Varsity Boys Basketball—Coached by Dave Miller and Tommy Bleich

Most Valuable Player

  • Ugur Can `23      

Most Improved Player

  • Zander DeZarn `25

Champion of Character

  • Ashton Rechek `23

Congratulations to all our winter sports teams and coaches on an outstanding season. Go Big Red!

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Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Most Valuable Player, Jay Clark `22

Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Most Valuable Player, Jay Clark `22

Forensics—Amy Throndsen and Peter Dang

Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Most Improved Player, Peter Dang `23

Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Champion of Character award winner, Kirk Kelly `24

Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Champion of Character award winner, Kirk Kelly `24

Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Coach Award winner, Daphne Ladipo `23

Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Coach Award winner, Daphne Ladipo `23

Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Four-Year Letterwinner, Tessa Wilson-Brown `22

Forensics Coach Amy Throndsen H`14 with Four-Year Letterwinner, Tessa Wilson-Brown `22

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Most Valuable Player, Parker Harmon `22

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Most Valuable Player, Parker Harmon `22

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Most Improved Player, Deshawn Wint `23

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Most Improved Player, Deshawn Wint `23

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Most Improved Player, Pauline Wilde `24

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Most Improved Player, Pauline Wilde `24

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Champion of Character award winner, Denis Ergun `24

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Champion of Character award winner, Denis Ergun `24

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Four-Year Letter Winners Parker Harmon `22 and Ellie Aplin `22

Varsity Swimming Coach Marissa Hansen with Four-Year Letter Winners Parker Harmon `22 and Ellie Aplin `22

Coach Hansen with Varsity Swimming team managers

Coach Hansen with Varsity Swimming team managers

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Most Valuable Player, Lucia McGuinness `24

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Most Valuable Player, Lucia McGuinness `24

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Most Improved Player, Keyla Gallegos `22

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Most Improved Player, Keyla Gallegos `22

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Champion of Character award winner, Gabriella Johnson `22

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Champion of Character award winner, Gabriella Johnson `22

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Four-Year Letter Winner, Keyla Gallegos `22

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Four-Year Letter Winner, Keyla Gallegos `22

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with Most Valuable JV Player, Christllyan Tabas `24

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with team managers

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Carl Michaletz with team managers

Boys JV Basketball Coaches Dave Miller and Tommy Bleich with Most Valuable Player, Ugur Can `23

Boys JV Basketball Coaches Dave Miller and Tommy Bleich with Most Valuable Player, Ugur Can `23

Boys JV Basketball Coaches Dave Miller and Tommy Bleich with Champion of Character award winner, Ashton, Rechek `23

Boys JV Basketball Coaches Dave Miller and Tommy Bleich with Champion of Character award winner, Ashton, Rechek `23

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach PJ Osvald with team managers

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach PJ Osvald with team managers

Varsity Boys Basketball—Assistant Coach Dave Miller, Assistant Coach Tommy Bleich, and Head Coach PJ Osvald with Most Valuabl

Varsity Boys Basketball—Assistant Coach Dave Miller, Assistant Coach Tommy Bleich, and Head Coach PJ Osvald with Most Valuable Player, Diego Perez `24

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach PJ Osvald with Most Improved Player, Drew Benson `22

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach PJ Osvald with Most Improved Player, Drew Benson `22

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach PJ Osvald with Champion of Character award winner, Andy Mugabo `22

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach PJ Osvald with Champion of Character award winner, Andy Mugabo `22