Waupun senior Kelsey Thompson was recently named one of 32 finalists in the state for the WIAA scholar athlete program.
Of the 825 seniors nominated, the state picks four boys and four girls from each division based on both athletic and academic achievement throughout their first 3½ years of high school.
Thompson has eight varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and softball and received first-team all-Eastern Wisconsin Conference in softball two years. She is also No. 1 in her class of 142 students.
The finalists, as well as their families and school representatives, will be recognized at an awards ceremony Sunday, May 4 at the Jefferson Street Inn in Wausau. A webcast of the awards ceremony will be available at www.wiaawi.org during and after the ceremony beginning at 1 p.m.