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IHSAA Mental Attitude Award Winners

Penn Baseball Player Trevor Waite, accompanied by his parents, accepts the IHSAA Mental Attitude Award from an IHSAA representative.
Penn Baseball Player Trevor Waite, accompanied by his parents, accepts the IHSAA Mental Attitude Award from an IHSAA representative.

 

The IHSAA Executive Committee presents the Mental Attitude Awards to the outstanding senior participant in each classification of boys and girls state championships.

 

The recipients of these awards, who were nominated by their principals and coaches, must excel in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and athletic ability in basketball. Presenting sponsors, which include the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever, donate a scholarship to each school in the name of the recipient.

 

Penn student-athletes have been named IHSAA Mental Attitude Award Winners 25 times:


1983-84, Football (4-A), Mark Plencner             

 

1989-90, Football (5-A), Eric Kline       

 

1992-93, Girls Cross Country, Jill Nace            

 

1995-96, Football (5-A), Matt Geesman             

 

1996-97, Football (5-A), Scott Becker 

 

1997-98, Baseball (4-A), Blake Gaugler

 

1997-98, Football (5-A), Brad Monhaut              

 

1999-00, Boys Soccer, Matthew Abbott           

 

2000-01, Football (5-A), Justin Smith  

 

2002-03, Girls Tennis, Lauren Woodward

 

2003-04, Girls Golf, Casey North

 

2003-04, Football (5-A), Wade Iams

 

2004-05, Girls Cross Country, Laura Carr

 

2005-06, Boys Tennis, Chris Jordan

 

2010-11, Girls Basketball (4-A), Ashley Lutz

 

2011-12, Girls Golf, Deanna Song

 

2011-12, Volleyball (4-A), Kaitlyn Hickey

 

2011-12, Football (5-A), Patrick Adkins

 

2014-15, Wrestling, Chase Osborn

 

2014-15, Baseball (4-A), Tim Lira

 

2015-16, Soccer (2-A), Kamra Solomon

 

2015-16, Football (6-A), Camden Bohn

 

2015-16, Softball (4-A), Alyssa Griman

 

2016-17, Soccer (2-A), Alexis Marks

 

2016-17, Baseball (4-A), Trevor Waite