Marquette Senior High School, along with Superiorland Kiwanis, are proud to announce that Sammy Borzick (girls cross country) and Raffy Millado (boys soccer) have been selected as the Athletes of the Month for November.
Sammy Borzick is a senior at MSHS and is a member of the Varsity Girls Cross Country team, where she is a four-year participant. She is a three sport student-athlete and also competes on the Redette Nordic Skiing and Track & Field teams.
As a four-year varsity team member, Sammy helped provide valuable leadership and mentorship to the team. As a former All-State, Academic All-State, All-U.P. and All-GNC honoree, Sammy has consistently been a high achiever with notable accomplishments throughout her cross country career. Even while facing adversity that came her way during the season, Sammy maintained a positive attitude and did whatever she could to help benefit the team.
Academically, Sammy has an impressive 3.93 GPA. She is a three-year member of the National Honor Society and has received the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for each of her semesters of enrollment. Sammy is also the Bulletin Editor of Key Club and is an active member of the MSHS Environmental Club.
Outside of school, Sammy volunteers regularly at the Peter White Public Library (PWPL) and serves on the PWPL Teen Advisory Board to help organize events and activities at the library. In her free time, Sammy enjoys playing the flute, reading and enjoys being outside. Sammy’s post-high school plans are to attend Michigan State University, where she is considering a degree in Speech Pathology with a minor in Spanish.
Raffy Millado is a senior student at MSHS and just wrapped up his senior season as a member of the Varsity Boys Soccer Team. He is a successful three-sport student-athlete at MSHS and also participates as a member of the Varsity Boys Basketball and Varsity Boys Track & Field Teams.
The 2018 soccer season marked the second consecutive season where Raffy helped the team capture the U.P. Championship. His senior leadership, experience and talent as a forward played a significant role in the team’s success this year. In addition to his achievements on the soccer field, Raffy has also garnered awards in his other sports at MSHS. After the 2017-18 boys basketball season, Raffy was named to the All-Great Northern Conference 2nd Team. On the track, he was the 2018 U.P. Division I Champion in both the High Jump and Long Jump.
Academically, Raffy currently ranks at the top of this year’s senior class with a 4.23 GPA and has earned Honor Roll status and the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award each semester. Outside of school and athletics, Raffy also serves as President of the National Honor Society, Vice President of the Interact Club, Secretary of the Key Club and is a three-year member of the Student Council. He also finds time to volunteer with alter service and community meal at his church as well as other service projects through his extracurricular activities.
For fun, Raffy enjoys traveling, playing video games and hanging out with friends/family. His post-high school plans are to go to college at either the University of Michigan or Notre Dame and major pursue a degree in a science related program.