Announcements and Important Events
The next award winners that the athletic department would like to announce are Athlete of the Year – Female and Male. These athletes were nominated and voted on by all varsity coaches. Candidates for this award have exemplary skills in their sport.
- This year’s Athlete of the Year – Female is awarded to Ella Barker. Ella has earned 9 varsity letters in Volleyball, Basketball, and Soccer. Ella has also been awarded All-Academic for all 4 years she attended Holt High School. Ella earned All-league Honors for both Volleyball and Basketball. Ella was also named one of the 10 CAAC Senior Scholar Athlete Award winners which celebrates high academic achievement with multiple sports participation. Ella’s coaches have all said that Ella is one of the most well-rounded student-athletes to wear a Holt uniform. She’s academic, athletic, and an awesome teammate. Congratulations Ella Barker!
- This year’s Athlete of the Year – Male award winner is Zac Kelly. Zac earned Golf awards this year: All-Conference and Top 10 Individual average in the CAAC. In soccer, Zac earned the following awards: 2021 All-State Dream Team, 3 time All-State Awards, 4 time All-CAAC Awards, 3 time LSJ Dream Team Member, Soccer Captain. Zac was also part of 2 CAAC Blue Championships and 2 District Championships. Zac was named one of the 10 CAAC Senior Scholar Athlete Awards for academic excellence while maintaining multi-sport participation. Zac will be playing soccer at Division 1 Michigan State University next year. Coach Aaron Smith says “Zac is a great soccer player but an even better person. He was a joy to watch as a coach over the last 4 years and will be sorely missed. He is the definition of a great high school STUDENT athlete.” Well done Zac Kelly!