(Posted May 22, 2019)
By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor
Taking her talents to Wooster
Sierra Lapasky (seated, center), a senior at Madison-Plains High School, signs her letter of intent to run track and play soccer at the College of Wooster. Joining her are: her parents, Craig and Donna Lapasky (seated); (back row, from left) Madison-Plains track coach Joanie Boyle, assistant soccer coach Sara Hamilton, and track coach Jim Miller.
At Madison-Plains, Lapasky was a scholar athlete, was named most valuable player twice in soccer and once in track, and earned all-conference honors in soccer. She also participated in indoor track, student council, FFA, the school newspaper and literary magazine, National Honor Society and other student groups. At Wooster, she plans to study early childhood education, child and adolescent development, and psychology.
The Wright stuff
Auburn Pierce (seated, center), a senior at Madison-Plains High School, signs her letter of intent to participate in cheerleading at Wright State University. Joining her are: (seated) her parents, Julie and Brad Pierce; (standing, from left) Rebecca Horn, Madison-Plains varsity cheer coach; Timothy Gillian, her boyfriend; and Renee Hostetler, one of her mentors and Madison-Plains’ band and choir director.
Pierce cheered varsity for four years at Madison-Plains, served as captain of the squad, and made honor roll throughout high school. She is graduating from high school with an associate’s degree and plans to study nursing at Wright State. In addition to cheerleading, she participated in marching band color guard, softball, Quick Recall, concert band, pep band, student council and several other school organizations.