Congratulations to all Warren Tech athletes on a great 2017-18 sports year. The events that highlighted the year included the Softball teamís trip to the NJSIAA State Playoffs in which they became the first Warren Tech team to do so and Senior girls basketball player Shealyn Prouflias becoming the second Warren Tech Girls Basketball player to break the 1,000 point plateau. Warren Techís Athletic Department recently named several award winners from what was a memorable 2017-18 sports year. Junior Nick Hufford was named the recipient of the Integrity Award and Maintenance worker Allen Rathjens earned the Athletic Departmentís Person of the Year honors. Alexis Rotondo won the NJSIAA Scholar Athlete Award while Amber Francy and Luis Lloyd were named Warren Techís Scholar Athletes. The Outstanding Athlete Awards went to seniors Terry Reilly and Shealyn Prouflias. Visit the full story for a listing of the 2017-18 Athletic Department award winners.
Most Valuable Player – Liz LaParch
Most Valuable Player – Justin Mayberry
Coaches Award - Jamie Kirchner
Coaches Award - Nathaniel Morris
Co - Most Valuable Players
Most Valuable Player – Amber Francy
Most Valuable Player – Abby Smith
Coaches Award - Analisa Garrity
Most Valuable Player – Terry Reilly
Most Valuable Player – Shealyn Prouflias
Offensive Player of the Year – Shealyn Prouflias
Defensive Player of the Year – Hunter Valeo
Coaches Award – Ryanne Catannzarro
Most Valuable Player – Matt Spolarich
Coaches Award – Nathan Duffell
Most Valuable Player – Lourna Szabanos
Rookie of the Year – Elizabeth Petlick
Athletes of the Month
Girls Soccer – Jiovanna Rawa
Cross Country – Richard Cruz
Volleyball – Naomi Gomez
Boys Soccer – Robby Lombardi
Cross Country – Nick Hufford
Girls Soccer – Alyssa Larsen
Girls Basketball – Lourna Szabanos
Boys Basketball – Jack Sabol
Cheerleading – Sierra Winch
Boys Basketball – Terry Reilly
Girls Basketball – Shealyn Prouflias
Boys Basketball – Derek Stecker
Baseball – Garrett Szabanos
Girls Basketball – Addie Smith
Baseball – Matt Spolarich
Softball – Alex Rounsaville
Baseball – Nathan Duffell
Softball - Shannon Ruddy
Baseball – Jourdin DeWald
Soccer – Tania Jiminez
Warren Tech Athletic Department’s Integrity Award
Nick Hufford was awarded the Warren Tech Athletic Department's Integrity Award for 2018. This award created in 2017 is given to the Athlete that best embodies integrity, dedication to their sport, leadership and making positive decisions. Nick is captain of the XC team and a member of the Varsity Baseball team. During practice and competition he leads by example and lends a hand to his teammates. Nick demonstrates excellent attendance in team events and is an active member of many other school organizations. Nick accomplishes all this while excelling in the classroom. Nick is a junior in the engineering program and currently ranks in the top 10 of his class.
Warren Tech Person of the Year
Allen Rathjens – Maintenance
Mr. Allen Rathjens has been a huge supported of Warren Tech athletics since joining the staff a few years ago. Mr. Rathjens and other members of the maitenance team work tirelessly and at times shuffle their schedules to ensure our fields are ready for play. Over the last twelve months Mr. Rathjens has led the efforts to rehabilitate the baseball field as well as many projects on the soccer and softball fields. Mr. Rathjens interacts with the student athletes and is a fan of all our sports. He has worked with coaches to complete projects and handle issues that arise before and during games. Last summer Mr. Rathjens was instrumental in assembling and installing the equipment in the Fitness Center. Mr. Rathjens continues to come up with ideas to improve the look and utility of our sports venues. On behalf of the coaches and athletes of Warren Tech thank you and congratulations.
NJSIAA Scholar Athlete - Alexis Rotondo
Warren Tech senior Health Science student and volleyball captain Alexis Rotondo was selected to represent Warren Tech at the 25th Annual NJSIAA Scholar Athlete Luncheon on May 20th at the Pines Manor in Edison. Each year, every member school of the NJSIAA selects a senior to earn the recognition. To be eligible the student must be a senior who participates in an NJSIAA varsity sport, possesses a cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.0, and exhibits outstanding school and community citizenship. Rotondo was honored with representatives from other schools around the state and will receive a $500 dollar scholarship.
Warren Tech Scholar Athletes
Senior Child Development student Amber Francy earned the Warren Tech Scholar Athlete Award representing the Girls Soccer team.
Senior Engineering student Luis Lloyd earned the Warren Tech Scholar Athlete Award representing the Boys Soccer team.
Senior Law & Public Safety student Terry Reilly earned the Outstanding Athlete Award representing the Boys Basketball team.
Senior Cosmetology student Shealyn Prouflias earned the Outstanding Athlete Award representing the Girls Basketball Team.