High School: 4 area athletes win 'Positive Athlete' awards
BOLD’s Maher, Wilmar’s Teisinger, Minnewaska’s Hoffman and MACCRAY’s Pieper are honored
Four West Central Tribune area athletes are among 33 state-wide winners of the Minnesota Positive Athlete Awards.
Being honored are: BOLD football player Anthony Maher, Willmar volleyball player Abby Teisinger, Minnewaska swimmer Hannah Hoffman and MACCRAY multi-sport athlete Abigail Pieper.
The awards recognize the “most positive high school athletes.” Among the qualities they are recognized for are: optimistic attitude, heart for others, being an encouraging teammate, admitting to imperfections, putting the team first, a servant leader and “always gives 100 percent.”
There are awards that include recipients from six states with the top male and female winners receiving college scholarships.
Positive Athletes is a limited-liability company whose founder and CEO is Scott Pederson. Associated with the LCC is former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward.
Maher won the award last year as a wrestler.