Multiple Teams · College-Bound Student Athlete Recognition Reception

Congratulations to the 19 Student-Athletes who have secured a roster spot on a collegiate athletic team. On Friday, May 11th at 4pm, friends and family along with district administrators, coaches and School Board members were on hand to take part in the 2nd Annual North Hills College Bound Student Athlete Recognition Reception. Attendees heard from Athletic Director, Amy Scheuneman; Assistant Principal, Patrick Weber and former student-athlete, Abi Kunz to congratulate, encourage and challenge them in their new journey.

College Bound Athletes under arch

Congratulations table

Welcome by Amy Scheuneman

Welcome by Athletic Director, Amy Scheuneman

Introductions by Joey Pusateri

Introductions by Varsity Club President, Joey Pusateri

Patrick Weber speaking

Message to Student-Athletes by Assistant Principal, Patrick Weber

Abi Kunz addressing students

“How to Succeed at being a Collegiate Athlete”, NHHS Class of 2017, Abi Kunz

NLI Signees

Students who signed a National Letter of Intent:

Pictured: Sydney Davidson, Brianna Joll, Kailey Spade, Samantha Welsh and Amberly Valeriano

Not Pictured: Melvin Blanks and Andrew Mahoney

Hillegas talking about Amberley

Girls’ Track: Amberly Valeriano – Duquesne University

Track Coaches hugging athletes

Boys’ Track: Drew Longjohn – Grove City College

Ali Abbott hugging athlete

Cheerleading: Kailey Spade – Gannon University

Pat Carey and Alex Glatz

Football: Alex Glatz – Case Western Reserve University

Not Pictured: Melvin Blanks – Gannon University

Liz Dove and swimmers


Sydney Davidson – Gannon University

Brianna Joll – Shippensburg University

Emily Newcamp – Baldwin Wallace College

Neil Wible – Case Western Reserve University

Not Pictured: Andrew Mahoney – Gannon University

Steve Long and JT

Baseball: JT Mazula – Baldwin Wallace College

Not Pictured: Beau Braunlich – LaRoche College

Libby Gasior and Anna

Softball: Anna McNickle – University of Pittsburgh, Bradford Campus

Coach Carl and Dom

Ice Hockey: Dominic Porco – California University of PA

Girls' Soccer players

Girls’ Soccer:

Patty Eshenbaugh – Washington & Jefferson College

Alison Maier – Waynesburg University

Joe Pastorius

Boys’ Soccer: Joe Pastorius – Allegheny College

Connor Zombek

Boys’ Lacrosse: Connor Zombek – Newbury College

Sam Welsh

Girls’ Lacrosse: Samantha Welsh – Edinboro University