Lindy Callahan (right) with his wife Ann. Photo by Keith Warren

Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athletes named for 2017

Sixteen seniors from across the state have been selected as Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athletes for 2017.

The honorees — one boy and one girl from high schools in each of the MHSAA’s eight geographical districts — were chosen for their academic accomplishments as well as their participation in high school athletics and extracurricular activities.

Each winner will receive a $1,500 college scholarship through the support of MHSAA partners like BankPlus, Mississippi Sports Medicine, C Spire, Polk’s Meat Products and the Mississippi Department of Human Services.

The 16 scholar-athletes will be honored April 10th  in Jackson at the 22nd  annual banquet. The event will be livestreamed on the NFHS Network’s Mississippi channel at .

Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athletes for 2017

Bo ThomasBoyMooreville1
Abby Kensington PittsGirlBooneville1
Riley Hall BogueBoyWest Union2
Swayze ElliottGirlOxford2
Christian HannahBoyGentry3
Kimberly ThomasGirlHumphreys County3
Jake FanningBoyNeshoba Central4
Shanika MusserGirlStarkville4
Steven SasserBoySouth Jones5
Kelly BatorGirlMeridian5
Randy TownsendBoyRidgeland6
Kaelyn ThompsonGirlPearl6
Ryan IveyBoyNorth Pike7
Courtney WyantGirlLoyd Star7
Corbin J. BlanchardBoySaint Stanislaus8
Kennedy RunnelsGirlPetal8


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