September 2013 RIIL Student Athletes of the Month
Brianna Lake from Wonsocket High School, and Grady Bolan from Rogers High School, have been named winners of the RIIL Student Athlete of the Month for September 2013.
Brianna is a junior at Woonsocket High School, a three-sport athlete participating in girls cross country, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field and is captain of all three teams. She has been the #1 runner the past two seasons and was named MVP in cross country last season. She had surgery on her toe in May and has come back stronger than ever. Brianna is junior officer in the JRPTC (Air Force) unit at Woonsocket High School. She is a member of the drill and color guard, a member of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and the WHS Honor Society. In the community, she has performed volunteer work for two Woonsocket Homeless Shelters by participating in the annual Woonsocket Shelter Walk/Run. Brianna is a member of the RI Honor Society. She has weekly helped underclassmen on her team with academics as part of the “Big Sister – Little Sister” study program for the team.
Grady is a senior at Rogers High School, a three-sport athlete for four years participating in football, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field and the 2013 captain of all three sports. He has been recognized as RIFCA All-League academic, RIFCA Honorable mention All-League, All-Newport County Football Team and was a member of the DIII Football State Championship team. He has been a Boy Scout since 2005 currently awaiting review of his Eagle Scout project, participated in several Eagle projects on Aquidneck Island, annual participant in environmental projects in Newport, was vice-president of his freshman class and is a member of the RI Congressional Youth Cabinet Raytheon Internship. He was also a participant in Roger’s Theater Spring Performance “Guys and Dolls.” Grady is a Rogers Honor Roll student, a member of the Spanish Honor Society, History Honor Society and received Honorable Mention recognition for the Rogers National History Day.
North – Brianna Lake, Woonsocket HS and Kai Vennema, Smithfield HS
South – Stephanie Field, E. Greenwich HS and Andrew LeCampion, Coventry HS
East – Morgan Rice, Middletown HS and Grady Bolan, Rogers HS
West – Kathleen Gomes, Shea HS and Alex Corvese, Cranston HS East
Central – Jennifer Mencos, Classical HS and Justin Batista, Warwick Veterans HS
For previous years winners, please click here.