Five Wayland Academy students joined Athletic and Activities Director Phil Tallman at the WIAA Sportsmanship Summit in Stevens Point, Wisconsin in December. The event drew more than 725 participants on 122 teams representing 106 member high schools to a day-long conference for students and coaches. The mission of the event is to strengthen the principles of sportsmanship by promoting teamwork through networking and the sharing of resources, and instilling the motivation to make a difference.
The Summit featured five different break-out sessions focusing on the ideals of sportsmanship/citizenship. Keynote addresses were presented by Craig Hillier, author of Playing Beyond the Scoreboard and Lance Allan, sports anchor at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee.