BGHS’ Leak and FCHS’ Miller to receive Cato scholarships
Each senior will receive a $2,500 scholarship and be recognized May 10 at the Crane Bay event center in downtown Indianapolis as part of the Thomas A. Brady sports achievement awards established by Methodist Sports Medicine.
Leak was involved with the high school’s student leadership team that promoted Beech Grove’s Riley Children’s Hospital dance marathon and Special Olympics through Champions Together. She also helped organize a blood draw at BGHS. She also serves as president of BGHS’ senior class, student leadership team, National Honors Society and Spanish Honor Society.
Leak has lettered 10 times by playing volleyball for two years, swimming for four years and track and field for four years. She has a 3.987 GPA.
Miller is Franklin Central High School’s senior class treasurer, a four-year member and president of the Key Club. She has also been the active president in her school’s thirst project for the past two years and is a member of the National Honors Society.
Athletically, Miller has received four varsity letters in swimming, two in cross-country and one in unified track and field. She plays trumpet in the high school’s most advanced concert band. Miller ranks 15th in her class of 604 students with a 4.315 GPA.
The memorial scholarship awards are sponsored by Methodist Sports Medicine, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Fever, Indiana Pacers, Sport Graphics, Inc., and WTHR‐13 in partnership with the IHSAA and IHSAA Foundation.
The scholarship program is named in tribute to the late IHSAA commissioner C. Eugene Cato who led the IHSAA from 1983 to 1995 and served as assistant commissioner from 1976 to 1983.