Middle Border Conference to honor top student-athletes

The top senior student-athletes in the Middle Border Conference will be honored at the MBC’s 2014 Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Wednesday, April 2.
The banquet will be held at the Orchard Restaurant in Baldwin, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The banquet is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Sarah Weiske at 715-684-3321, ext. 101 or by emailing her at sweiske@bwsd.k12.wi.us. Ticket reservations are due by this Friday.
The top male and female senior scholar-athlete from each of the Middle Border Conference schools will be honored at the event. The guest speaker is Mark Matzek. Matzek is a two-time individual national champion and three-time All-American wrestler during his Augsburg College career, will enter his sixth season as the head coach of the Augsburg College wrestling team in 2013-14. In addition to his coaching duties, Matzek also serves as co-director of athletic academic support services for the athletic department.
Here is a list of the students who will be honored as their school’s top senior scholar-athletes at the banquet.
Amery: Jessica Hendrickson and Michael Elbing
Baldwin-Woodville: Micheala Slind and Stephen Aune
Durand: Megan Brusoe and Garrett Auth
Ellsworth: Jordan Olson and Jens Lantz
New Richmond: Shane Blackman and Mattie Kidder
Osceola: McKenzie Fortier and Benjamin Swanson
Prescott: Katy Syverson and Troy Urman
Someset: Meghan Wolner and Gaelin Elmore