The Connecticut Association of Schools/Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference has selected Ingrid Johnson Matt Yeager of Staples High School as the schools Scholar Athletes of the Year . Johnson was part of the 4x400 relay team that broke a 30-year school record at this year's state open. Yeager was a team leader as a safety for the football team and a midfielder for the lacrosse team.
The Scholar-Athlete Program annually recognizes two high school seniors--a boy and a girl--from each member high school whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary. Their personal standards and achievements are considered a model to others, and they possess high levels of integrity, self-discipline and courage.
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