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

MHSAA to honor Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athletes for 2019

Sixteen seniors from across the state have been selected as Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athletes for the Class of 2019.

The honorees — one boy and one girl from 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. The recipients were chosen by a committee made up of MHSAA partners and school administrators.

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

The 16 scholar-athletes will be honored April 8th in Jackson at the 24th annual banquet.

The awards were created to honor Mr. Lindy Callahan, a long-time athletic director and coach at Gulfport High School and a six-time Hall of Fame inductee.

Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athletes for 2019

District 1 Girl Lindsey Hill West Point High School
District 1 Boy Luke Overton Tupelo High School
District 2 Girl Gara Beth Self Ingomar Attendance Center
District 2 Boy Tyler McGregor Hickory Flat Attendance Center
District 3 Girl Ahdis Beruk Greenville High School
District 3 Boy Patrick Davis Cleveland Central High School
District 4 Girl Madison Wypyski Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
District 4 Boy Tyler Holland Neshoba Central High School
District 5 Girl Sarah Brannan Enterprise High School (Clarke County)
District 5 Boy James Prewitt Meridian High School
District 6 Girl Hayley Bounds Pearl High School
District 6 Boy Kennedy Guest Brandon High School
District 7 Girl Katherine Wallace Brookhaven High School
District 7 Boy Will McInnis Wesson Attendance Center
District 8 Girl Amelie Million St. Patrick Catholic High School
District 8 Boy Andrew Crusan Pass Christian High School

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