Memorial Foundation names Scholar Athletes of the Week for March 26

High School seniors Madeline Oelrich from Wesclin High School and Jacob Schanz from Mascoutah High School were chosen as Memorial Foundation’s Scholar Athletes for the week of March 26.

The scholar athlete program, sponsored by Memorial Foundation in cooperation with Memorial Rehab and Sports Medicine and Memorial Medical Group Orthopedics and Sports Medicine recognizes one male and one female senior scholar athlete from a high school in Memorial’s primary and selected secondary service area. The weekly award winners from September 2017 through April 2018 will be eligible for one of two $1,500 scholarships to be awarded in May 2018.

Nominated by Ray Kauling, Wesclin’s Athletic Director, Madeline has a 4.3 GPA and participates on the volleyball, dance and soccer teams. Madeline has served on Student Council all four years and participates in National Honor Society. She volunteers with various organizations including a weekly second grade student mentoring program.

Schanz participates on the baseball team and was nominated by his coach, Don Eddy, and has a 4.0 GPA. Jacob also participated in Saturday Scholars program and volunteers at various youth baseball camps.

Madeline Oelrich from Wesclin High School and Jacob Schanz from Mascoutah High School