Jesse Irvin, Athletic Director at Seneca Valley announced that Jennifer Varriale and Grayson Blanchard have been named the Seneca Valley Scholar Athletes for the Month of January.
Varriale is a member of the poms team. She currently has a 4.0 GPA and consistently has one of the highest GPAs on the team. “Jennifer is a senior transfer student from Italy. This is Jennifer's first year on the team and she has been a model student athlete,” said Irvin. “Despite the challenges of learning a new language and adapting to a new culture, Jennifer's dedication to her education has remained steadfast. Jennifer's determination carries over to dance as she has regularly excelled this year at practices and performances.”
Blanchard is a junior on the swimming and diving team with a 3.57 GPA. “Grayson was the Division champion in 50 freestyle and had a 2nd place finish in the 100 butterfly, helping his team to a 2nd place overall finish at the Division IV Swimming & Diving Championships,” said Irvin. “He has been helpful to his teammates in and out of the water.”