Multiple Teams · College-Bound Student Athlete Recognition Reception

Congratulations to the 16 Student-Athletes who have secured a roster spot on a collegiate athletic team. On Friday, May 10th at 4pm, friends and family along with district administrators, coaches and School Board members were on hand to take part in the  3rd Annual North Hills College Bound Student Athlete Recognition Reception. Attendees heard from Athletic Director, Amy Scheuneman; Assistant Principal, Patrick Weber and former student-athlete, Samantha Welsh to congratulate, encourage and challenge them in their new journey.

Attendees were welcomed by Athletic Director, Amy Scheuneman

Introductions were said by Varsity Club President, Lirion Murtezi and Varsity Club Secretary, Leslie Rozanski

Message to Student-Athletes from Assistant Principal, Patrick Weber

“How to Succeed at being a Collegiate Athlete”, NHHS Class of 2018, Samantha Welsh

Students who signed an official “National Letter of Intent”:

Lirion Murtezi, Julea Jamison and Tyler Brennan



Cross Country: Presented by Doug Sundo

Joey Buehner – Walsh University

Softball: Presented by Head Coach, Libby Gasior

Madelyn Traub – John Carroll University

Kallie Kretzler – Bethany College

Football: Presented by Head Coach, Pat Carey

Jeff Behr – Seton Hill University

Tyler Brennan – US Military Academy, West Point

Brandon Manning – Case Western Reserve University

Lirion Murtezi – US Naval Academy

Girls’ Lacrosse: Presented by Head Coach, Jim Cassandro

Julea Jamison – St. Francis University

Boys’ Lacrosse: Presented by Brian James

Christian James – John Carroll University

Boys’ Volleyball: Presented by Head Coach, Mike Protch

Byron Spear – Geneva College

Baseball: Presented by Brett Horowitz

Aiden Knupsky – Marywood University

Cheerleading: Presented by Chelle Zimmerman

Brooke Salley – California University of PA

Megan Reichle – Akron University

Shalyn Szymczak – California University of PA



Swimming: Leah Trocchio – California University of PA

Girls’ Basketball: Sarah Taschner – Waynesburg University