Viks, Sailors to be recognized during ‘Evening of Excellence’

Thirty-nine athletes from Siuslaw and Mapleton high schools will be honored Wednesday, May 31, during the sixth annual Athletic Recognition, Evening of Excellence at Siuslaw High School.

The event is organized and co-sponsored by the Sports Club, a group of area businesses that promote the Athlete of the Week in the Siuslaw News and on Coast Radio each week during the school year.

The other co-sponsor is the Siuslaw Athletic Booster Club, which participates as a way to further recognize the accomplishments of not only the student athletes, but also their families and friends who support them through the year.

Finalists for the boys and girls Athletes of the Year will be announced prior to the evening. They’ll be selected from the list of Athletes of the Week and Honorable Mention.

The male and female Athletes of the Year will be announced that evening.

There is no admission charge for the event and dessert will be provided. It is open to all who wish to attend and honor all 39 student athletes.

Athletes being honored will be: Hunter Simington, Tyler Packebush, Jared Brandt, Celie Mans, Trent Reavis, Nick Steinman, Makenzie York, Elyssa Rose, Evan Moso, Brittany Long, Claire Waggoner, Josi Hays, Macie Wells, Jack Pickell, Kaeli Ramos, Emma Collins, Brogan Cornish, Michael Larson, Richard Huff, Jakob Hickson, Destinie Tatum, Jesus Sierra, Kainan Lane, Alyssa Richards, Kyle King, Abby Coday, Dominic Wells, Eyza Abbas, Riley Jennings, Sam Meyers, Carissa Oliver, Heidi Jones, Mia Collins, Clark Hooper, Ryan Rendon-Padilla, Gabe Simington, Hannah Rannow and Anne Wartnik.

The broad array of desserts will be catered by Kyle Lewis and the Culinary Arts Class at Siuslaw; service provided by the Siuslaw High School Leadership class.
Entertainment will be provided by the Siuslaw Cheer Team.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The program will conclude no later than 8:30 p.m.