Assumption High School sophomores Kenzie Maloney and Molly Sauer were selected for the U.S. Girls’ Youth National Volleyball Team that will play in the 2013 FIVB Volleyball Girls’ U18 World Championship from July 25 to Aug. 4 in Nakhton Ratchisima, Thailand. Maloney and Sauer are the two liberos on the 12-member team and the only athletes from Kentucky selected.
Seven additional 2013 graduates of Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville have been awarded college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships. They are:
- Assumption High School — Kaitlyn Baird, University of Louisville.
- Sacred Heart Academy — Frances Ramsay, University of South Carolina.
- St. Xavier High School — Timothy Hagan, University of Kentucky; Ryan McMillen, University of South Carolina; Andrew Parola, Lehigh University; Blaine Skaggs, Vanderbilt University; and Collin Stevens, Arizona State University.
Chris Hubbard, a 2013 graduate of Trinity High School, and Kaelon Fox, a 2013 graduate of St. Xavier High School, were named to the Elite Soccer Report’s Fall Boys Soccer All-America team. Hubbard was named to the first team and Fox was named a member of the second team.
John Benjamin Fultz, a senior at St. Xavier High School has achieved the highest possible composite score of 36 on the June 2013 administration of the ACT. Fultz has a 4.00 GPA and is a member of the cross country and track and field teams.
Kindergarten Countdown, a series of events for students entering kindergarten, will be hosted at various locations in Louisville this summer. Children entering Kindergarten will receive a free Kindergarten Countdown t-shirt and book. One child and an accompanying adult get in to each event at no charge. Stop by any Louisville Free Public Library to register. The next event will be held at 1 p.m. July 26 at the Walden Theatre, 1123 Payne Street.
Additional events will be held at the Kentucky Derby Museum, 704 Central Avenue, July 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and the Health Fair held at the Newburg Church of Christ, 4700 E. Indian Trail, on Aug. 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.