Marquette Senior High School, along with Superiorland Kiwanis, are proud to announce that Abby Kroll (girl’s track & field), Mitch Connon (boy’s tennis) and Ryan Glover (boy’s swim & dive) have been selected as the Athletes of the Month for April.
Abby Kroll is a senior at MSHS and a three-year member of the girl’s track & field team. She has also been a three-year member of the varsity girl’s soccer team.
Abby is in the midst of another stellar track & field season and is racking up 1st place finishes as a member of the Redette 400-meter and 800-meter relay teams. She earned two first place finishes as a member of these relay teams at the 2017 Division I U.P. Track Finals and is looking to achieve those same honors again this year.
Academically, Abby holds a 3.98 GPA and has earned the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for each of her semesters of enrollment at MSHS. In addition, she is also a member of the National Honor Society.
Outside of school, Abby volunteers at her church as a youth leader for Awana as well as Children’s Church. In her free time, Abby enjoys drawing, her youth group and traveling. Abby’s post-graduation plans are to attend Northern Michigan University and begin her studies in the Art and Design program.
Mitch Connon is a senior at MSHS and is both a four-year member and team captain of the boys tennis team. In addition, he is also a four-year member of the Redmen wrestling team.
Mitch is in the midst of finishing a well-rounded and highly successful high school career. He truly is a complete student who has taken full advantage of what MSHS has to offer in terms of academics, athletics and extra-curricular opportunities. Mitch is currently wrapping things up as a member of the boys tennis team where he holds a current record of 7-2 at number one doubles. As team captain, he sets the tone with his strong work ethic and positive attitude. As a member of the MSHS wrestling team, he was previously awarded the team’s “Red Flag Award” as the team’s hardest worker.
Mitch’s extra-curricular involvement includes National Honor Society, We The People, Eco Club and Kids for Change, where he leads a group of students who strive to make a positive difference at MSHS and in the community. His hobbies and interests outside of school include hiking, camping and beach volleyball.
Mitch owns a 3.94 GPA and has earned the Outstanding Academic Achievement award for each of his semesters at MSHS. His post-high school plans are to attend Michigan Tech University, where he plans to major in Biomedical Engineering.
Ryan Glover is a senior at MSHS and is a four-year member of the varsity boys swimming & diving team as well as a three-year member of the varsity boys tennis team.
The 2017-18 season served as Ryan’s capstone on phenomenal career as a member of the MSHS boys swimming & diving team. Cumulatively, Ryan is a three-time selection to the All-U.P. Swimming & Diving Team, a seven-time U.P. champion and also holds the U.P. record in the 200-meter freestyle relay.
Ryan’s work in the classroom is impressive as well, where he owns a 4.10 GPA and has earned the Outstanding Academic Achievement award for each of his semesters at MSHS. He is also a member of National Honor Society, We The People, symphony orchestra and intramural basketball.
Outside of school, Ryan volunteers time with Adopt-a-Highway and Room at the Inn. His hobbies include running, disc golf, camping and participating as a member of the YMCA swim team. His post-high school plans are to attend Northern Michigan University to study biology with additional aspirations to attend dental school.