Corsi, DeTullio lead the way
Alexandra Corsi and Anthony DeTullio from Foran High were two of 16 student-athletes from eight high schools named The SportsCenter of Connecticut/Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athletes of the Month for October.
A captain of the Lions’ girls swimming & diving squad, Corsi has been a standout performer in both the pool and the classroom.
Her 4.22 grade point average ranks second in her class and she has been named to the honor roll.
Corsi was named Swimming MVP 2011 and is involved in school activities such as the National Honor Society.
Foran swim coach Kristin Skuches said:
“Alex’s work ethic and drive transcend from the classroom to the pool making her a role model for others.”
A football and track standout for the Lions, DeTullio has been an impressive performer in the classroom sporting a 4.01 grade point average.
He has been named to the honor roll and is involved in extracurricular activities at Foran including DECA Club and was a Toys for Tots volunteer.
Foran football coach Jeff Bevino said:
“Anthony shows up to school and practice every day to be the best that he can be. He is a tremendous role model for our younger players.”
Now in its seventh year, The SportsCenter of Connecticut/SCC Scholar Athlete of the Month program will honor outstanding young men and women each month during the 2012-13 academic year.
“Many thanks to the Sports Center of Connecticut for its support of the SCC and the Scholar Athlete of the Month program,” SCC Commissioner Al Carbone said.
“This conference has been proud of its success for the last 18-plus years, and to be able to recognize outstanding young men and women who demonstrate the desire and ability to succeed solidifies what the SCC is all about.”
Student athletes who are selected must be a varsity letterwinner and have a 3.0/B average while demonstrating leadership qualities.
Sports Center of CT/SCC Scholar Athlete of the Month recipients and receive a certificate, commemorative tee-shirt and a SportsCenter of Connecticut activity pass.