by Patrice Johnson
The week of November 13 scored big for the SHS Girls Varsity Volleyball as the team was named Academic All State. And that’s not all. Three of its varsity-lettered seniors were also named to Individual Academic All-State: Madie Gee-Montgomery (#7), Shelby Hall (#5), and Kaylee Samulak (#1).
To qualify for All-State awards, a team must also be enrolled and participating in interscholastic athletics at a Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) member school. The team must maintain an overall 3.30 grade point average or higher. Individual All-State awards are bestowed only to varsity-lettered seniors who have achieved a G.P.A of 3.50 or greater throughout their high school careers.
“Our team has a 3.50 G.P.A.” Meghan Kunzelman announced with a smile, “and Meghan, Shelby and Kaylee achieved better than a G.P.A. of 3.7.” In fact, Madie Gee-Montgomery is sporting a 3.8 G.P.A., and Kaylee Samulak, a 4.0.