Tegan Stuart, Raymore-Peculiar
CURRENTLY: Works for a commerical construction company in the Kansas City area. She’s also pursuing a master’s of business administration at Baker University.
FAMILY: She was married on May 11. No children.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked 16th in class of 329 with a 4.18 grade-point average. Won 12 varsity letters, four each in softball, basketball and soccer. All-Metro in all three sports and softball state champion.
COLLEGE: Attended Moberly Junior College and Iowa State, then transferred to Emporia State, where she graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s of science in business. She played basketball at both colleges.
SPORTS NOW: Plays recreational basketball, softball and volleyball. She played semi-professional football in 2009-10.
SCHOLAR-ATHLETE MEMORY: “I was shocked. It was a very exciting part of my life. It was an honor to receive the award, and my most fond memory was throwing out the first pitch at the Royals game.”
1984: Suzanne Meyer, Center
1985: Angela Cox, Olathe North
1986: Gretchen Prather, Liberty
1987: Tricia Lillygren, Raytown South
1988: Lisa Arel, Lee’s Summit
1989: Melanie Ornes, Lee’s Summit
1990: Amy Fowler, Bishop Miege
1991: Amy Cook, Lansing
1992: Angie Popek, SM Northwest
1993: Lisa Petty, Lawson
1994: Lisa Davies, Oak Grove
1995: Lindsay Thornton, SM West
1996: Kelly Andra, SM Northwest
1997: Elizabeth Baker, Pembroke Hill
1998: Lauren Jackson, North Kansas City
1999: Andrea Tietjen, Excelsior Springs
2000: Katherine Hoffman, Notre Dame de Sion
2001: Shea Swoboda, Winnetonka
2002: Jill Tyner, St. Pius X
2003: Tegan Stuart, Raymore-Peculiar
2004: Toni Picerno, Lee’s Summit
2005: Katie Martincich, Bishop Miege
2006: Erin Birmingham, Park Hill South
2007: Ali Pistora, Tonganoxie
2008: Allison Mayfield, St. Thomas Aquinas
2009: Morgan Johnson, Platte County
2010: Megan Yohe, Liberty
2011: Alexandra Keane, Notre Dame de Sion
2012: Lexie Oak, St. Pius X
Adam Perkins, Liberty
RESIDENCE: Austin, Texas
CURRENTLY: Project manager at Harmon Inc., a glass englazing contractor for skyscraper type buildings.
FAMILY: Married for five years with a 3-year old daughter and a son on the way in September.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked first in class of 520 with a 4.0 grade-point average. Four-time state champion in track and two-time titlist in cross country. Three-time track All-American.
COLLEGE: Attended and graduated from University of Arkansas in 2007 with bachelor’s of science in finance and master’s of business administration in 2009. He was college’s Male Scholar-Athlete of year. Five-time All-American in track. Member of national championship distance medley relay.
SPORTS NOW: Had foot surgery after college, which ended competitive running. Recreationally, he jogs and plays golf and tennis.
SCHOLAR-ATHLETE MEMORY: “I was on cloud nine and figured the sky was the limit. I’m very grateful and honored to have won. I was focused more on the athletic side of things. That award reinforced the scholar end of things. The scholar part of the award ends up being of the foremost importance. It was a humbling experience.”
1984: Danny Bellus, Washington
1985: Marion Washington, Schlagle
1986: Brad Hinkle, Olathe South
1987: Jeff Witkop, Blue Valley North
1988: Jeff Drbohlav, Cass-Midway
1989: Tom Kreamer, SM East
1990: Shaon Fry, Oak Grove
1991: Aaron Hodges, Harmon
1992: Mike Wilson, Center
1993: Nate Minnis, Blue Springs
1994: Matt Mendlick, Olathe South
1995: Steve Fein, SM Northwest
1996: Josh Alpers, Blue Springs
1997: Brandon Wier, Olathe North
1998: Daniel Parris, Lee’s Summit North
1999: Corey Crandall, Fort Osage
2000: Tommy Hottovy, Park Hill South
2001: Jeff Durbin, Olathe South
2002: Justin Dyer, Olathe South
2003: Adam Perkins, Liberty
2004: Larry Hall, Center
2005: Louis Caputo, Blue Springs
2006: Aaron Trigg, Blue Valley West
2007: Scott O’Donnell, Oak Park
2008: Riley Reynolds, Blue Springs South
2009: Rick Settle, Olathe East
2010: Roy Wedge, Lawrence
2011: Aaron Thornburg, SM Northwest
2012: Zach Herriott, Rockhurst