December 2017 Showcase Cinemas Student Athlete of the Month

Emma Speegle from Middletown High School, and Ayodeji Ciullo from Mt. St. Charles, have been named winners of the Showcase Cinemas Athlete of the Month for December 2017.

Emma is a senior at Middletown High School. She performs well on the court/field, in the pool as well as in the classroom. While volunteering at an AmpSurf event in Massachusetts, Emma helped a Vietnam War veteran learn how to surf. He was unable to speak, hear and used a wheelchair for mobility. This experience led her to her Senior Project where she organized an AmpSurf adaptive surf event for people with disabilities. Emma consistently challenges herself by taking high level AP and honors classes. She maintains a 3.4 GPA and is a member of the National Honor Society.

Christopher is a senior at Mount Saint Charles Academy. He is a three-sport athlete participating in boys soccer and boys indoor and outdoor track and field. He returned as captain of his indoor track team and one of the top indoor track performers in the state. Throughout the years, he has completed a wide variety of community service projects such as assisting people in the community through Christian Action Program, Students Against Destructive Decisions and volunteering at local food pantries. Christopher has challenged himself by taking AP and honors classes throughout his high school career. He maintains a 3.48 GPA and is a member of the National Junior Honor Society.


Regional Selections:
NorthChristopher Ciullo, Mt. St. Charles and Hailey Joyce, Lincoln HS
South – Taber Gates, Westerly HS and Brandee Thomas, N. Kingstown HS
East – Alex Peters, E. Providence HS and Emma Speegle, Middletown HS
West – Brady Thibault, St. Raphael and Bianca Robbins, Johnston HS
Central – Addie deFeo, Lincoln School and (no male nominations)