SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Melissa Georgi, a Bishop Diego senior who plans on attending Notre Dame next year, has captained the volleyball, soccer and track teams in her time as a Cardinal. She is the defending Frontier League champion in the 100, 200 and 400-meter dash and also won a league title on the 4×100 relay team. She is the two-time reigning Defensive MVP for the soccer squad as well.
But that’s just when she’s playing sports.
She carries a 4.27 GPA and is taking three AP classes. She’s a member of the National Honors Society, and plans on studying Medieval History at Notre Dame.
She is a Bishop Diego Ambassador and has amassed over 600 hours of community service.
Coach Ray Vazquez taught her in history class during her sophomore year and spoke about her academic prowess.
“She asks those intriguing questions that sometimes as a teacher you have to say “Well, let me get back to you,'” he said.