2015 Awards

The High School Athlete Recognition Program awards remarkable high school distance runners with High School Achievement Awards to recognize athletic achievement, community leadership and character.

The 2015 High School Achievement Awards recipients are Michael Anthony, Smokey Hill High School; Emma Gee, Legacy High School; Nathan Graham, Grandview High School; Jeremy Jezier, Smokey Hill HS; Joshua Joseph, Thornton High School; Tabor Scholl, West Grand High School

michael-anthony-photoMichael Anthony, Senior, Smokey Hill High School has a 4.0 GPA, is inthe top 1% of his class, and is Class Valectorian.  an Eagle Scout, and President of Smoky Hill National Honor Society.   He is a Student Ambassador to Japan (Earned membership in the Japanese National Honor Society,2011).   He is Academic All State First Team Award, and Ambassadorial Scholar Exchange Student in Japan (2013), a Boettcher Scholar and Coca-Cola Scholar.   He is a3 year varsity Cross Country and Track athlete and was 2nd Team overall 4X800 Centennial Spring Break (3/26)

emma-gee-photo-2014Emma Gee,  Senior, Legacy High School is a well know Colorado Runner.   She was 1st Team All-State 2014 (7th Place, State XC Meet, 19:45)

This is Emma’s 2nd time honored by Colorado Running Hall of Fame Committee



nathan-graham-photo-2Nathan Graham, Senior, Grandview H.S.  Nathan has a GPA: 4.577 weighted Top 4% of class.  He is an AP Scholar with Distinction, and Academic all-state for Track and Cross Country.   HIs running accomplishments include1st Team All-State 2014 (4th Place, State XC Meet, 16:51.8); Current school record holder (XC) for the 5K (15:39.00); 1st Team All-City of Aurora (2015: 1st place 4x800m and 3rd place 1600m); 3rd  in 3200m (10:01) Centennial Spring Break (3/26)

jamie-jezier-photoJamie Jezier, Senior, Smoky Hill H.S.  is in National Honor Society (Junior year/ senior year),  Honor Roll for 3 years, and an AP Scholar with Honors.   He is President, Smoky Hill High School Ambassadors Club.   His running honors include 1st Team overall 4X800 Centennial Spring Break (3/26)




joshua-joseph-allstate-photoJoshua Joseph, Senior, Thornton H. S. has a GPA: 3.2, and is an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Candidate.   His running honors include1st Team All-State 2014 (2nd State XC Meet, 16:42).   Personal bests include:  2:00.98 (800m); 4:32 (1600m); 9:49 (3200m); 15:18 (5K); 5 time 1st Team All Conference (Track and XC), and 2 time 1st Team All State (XC)


Tabor Scholl, Senior, West Grand H.S.  has a tabor-scholl-photoGPA- 3.85.  She is a five time State Champion, three time XC Regional Champion, four Time Track and Field Regional Champion, and a 2015 New Balance Indoor Nationals All-American Miler.   Her non running energy is spent as a member of the Society of Women Engineers with a Highest Honor Award.  She volunteers with the National Sports Center for the Disabled and with the U.S Nordic Paralympic Team.  She is a Two time Junior Olympic Qualifier in Nordic Skiing.   Her  PR’s: Mile-4:51, 1600m-4:49, 1500m-4:29, 800m-2:12, 5000m-17:32.   Top running honors include 6th at USATF Junior National’s for the 1500m and 1st Team All-State 2014 (1st Place, State XC Meet, 19:59).