Superior High School handed out its annual athletic awards at the SHS Honors Night on Wednesday, May 29, in the Performing Arts Center.
Conner Fonger is the Packy Paquette Male Athlete of the Year; Chloe Kintop is the Spartan Female Athlete of the Year; the Frank Cirilli Scholar Athletes of the year are Amelia Evavold for the girls and Derek Fender for the boys; and Chase Summerfield and Caleigh Jensen are the WIAA Scholar Athletes.
Fonger earned four varsity letters in baseball and three in football.
Kintop was a three-sport athlete, earning four varsity letters apiece in cross-country, basketball and soccer. She was a two-time captain in cross-country and basketball, and as a senior on the soccer team.
Some of Kintop’s awards include defensive player of the year and two-time all-conference in soccer; MVP, rookie of the year and all-conference twice in cross-country; and named to the Superior Telegram All-Area Team, all-conference twice and the winner of the Coaches Award in basketball.
Evavold earned four letters in cross-country and three in soccer. In soccer she was a captain and team MVP; while in cross-country she was named most improved.
Evavold’s academic awards include a 4.0 GPA, class rank in the top 10 percent, ACT score of 35, and on the A honor roll all four years. She also received the 2018 Math Department Certificate of Achievement, AP Scholar with Honor, National Merit Finalist and Lowenstine Honor Scholarship. Her community service includes Senior Mentors, Service through National Honor Society, Great Lakes Aquarium, YMCA Camp and Atlanta Service Trip with Peace Church.
Fender, who earned three letters in baseball and one in football, was named to the WFCA All-State Academic Football Team and earned the Spartan, Iron Man and Character Awards. He was also second team all-conference in baseball as a junior.
Fencer’s academic honors include a 3.808 GPA, a cass rank in the top 20 percent, an ACT score of 25; and on the A Honor Roll all four years. He honor classes were PLTW Introduction to Engineering, AP World History, CITS Pre-Calculus, AP Physics 1, AP Calculus AB, AP U.S. History, AP Psychology, CITS Communications, PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture.
Fender was also a member of the Chamber Leadership Program and National Honor Society from 2017-2019.
Summerfield earned three letters in football and two in track. His football honors included Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman; all-Big Rivers Conference as a sophomore, junior and senior; BRC Defensive Player of the Year; a member of the Superior Telegram and Duluth News Tribune all-area teams; all-region team; and selected to play in 2019 EWCFA All Star Game, all while earning a 3.7 GPA and taking multiple CITS and AP classes.
Jensen earned four letters in volleyball and three in track and field.
In volleyball, Jensen was a two-time captain, the Superior Telegram Player of the Year, first-team all-conference twice and second-team once; selected to the Superior Telegram All-Area team three times, on the Duluth News Tribune All-Area team twice, and selected to play in the St Luke’s All-Star game. She also medaled six times in track and field.
Academically, Jensen had a 3.9 GPA, had five AP classes and was on the A honor roll all four years.