Madison Irwin & Lorenzo Crowder earn Garcia-Smith scholarshipsby Andy Morales on Apr. 18, 2013, under Sports
Ricardo Skyy Garcia and his business partner Chris Smith have made a commitment to Catalina High School to hand out two $500 athletic scholarships and two $200 teacher awards a year.
Garcia is a former Pima wrestler and he and Smith see this as a way of giving back to the community.
Madison Irwin – Garcia-Smith Female Student Athlete of the Year Award
Madison is an all-around athlete and scholar. She is ranked near the top of her class academically and has been on the honor roll for the last 3 years. She is a member of our National Honor Society chapter, serves on our student council, and performs a number of community service activities. She has been a star on both our volleyball and soccer teams and has been awarded an NCAA athletic scholarship to play soccer at the University of New Mexico beginning this fall. She is going to study biology and intends to go into physical therapy as an occupation after graduation. We could not be more proud of Madison here at Catalina!
Lorenzo Crowder – Garcia–Smith Male Student Athlete of the Year Award
Lorenzo played both offense and defense on our varsity football team, was a forward on our basketball team, and a member of our track team. He has been on the honor roll all 4 years, a Link Crew member that mentors freshmen students, a member of our Future Business Leaders of America club, among other school and community activities. Lorenzo will be attending the University of Arizona this fall with a plan to study civil engineering
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