Local athletes up for MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award

MARQUETTE – Several Superiorland student-athletes are finalists for an MSHAA’s Scholar-Athlete Award for the 2013-14 school year.

Of the 120 state finalists, 32 will be selected from MSHAA member schools for an award.

Farm Bureau Insurance underwrites the Scholar-Athlete Awards and will present a $1,000 scholarship to each student-athlete chosen.

Marquette Senior High School is the only Upper Peninsula school to have more than one finalist. It has two – Craig Ekstrum and Gabby Gencheff – in Class A. Other local finalists are Megan Campbell of Westwood in Class C and Vanessa Freberg of Superior Central in Class D.