Winton Woods High School’s senior Ayanna Thompson has been named Winton Woods City Schools’ Skyline Student Athlete of the Month for February. Ayanna maintains a 3.7 GPA and participates in girls basketball.
“Ayanna is the type of young lady that exemplifies excellence, perseverance and the ability to overcome adversity,” said Girls Basketball Coach Mike Walker. “Despite enduring three ACL tears during her high school career, Ayanna keeps on smiling, stays focused and continues to be positive. She is the true definition of a Warrior.”
To be nominated for the Skyline Student Athlete of the Month, students must:
Maintain an academic standard of 3.0 GPA or above in the previous quarter
Show respect for coaches, teammates, officials, teachers, other students and family
Show enthusiasm and a positive attitude
Display commitment to practice, games and personal skill development
Demonstrate honesty and playing by the rules
Have high moral character.
The Skyline Student Athlete of the Month Award is sponsored by the Forest Park Skyline Chili Restaurant, a business partner of Winton Woods City Schools. Student athletes who are honored receive a Skyline gift card.
PHOTO CAPTION: Skyline Student Athlete of the Month Ayanna Thompson receiving award at February’s board meeting from board member Paula Kuhn. Photo by Drew Jackson.