For several years, South Central Power Company has recognized the outstanding work of high school athletes and programs across our service area, alongside some of our lineworkers. It takes hard work, grit, and determination to excel in high school athletics, and those same qualities are what’s required to keep the lights on for our members, day in and day out.
This fall, we’re again spotlighting the effort and skill of high school football players. You can keep track of our spotlights by following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and by following the #Lineman2Lineman hashtag.
This year’s awardees:
Student: Collin Kroll
School: Monroe Central High School
Hometown: New Matamoras
Notable Highlights: Three sacks vs Bridgeport, top-graded OL for season on team; unselfish — making move to help team
Years Playing: 1
Position Played: Offensive & defensive line
Quote from Nominator: “Collin switched from OL/DL without a complaint to help the team; quick learner; leads by example; model student; excellent in classroom as well.” – Nominator John Ischy
Student: Ty Hedges
School: Lancaster High School
Notable Highlights: Senior year at Lancaster High School, two year varsity captain, plays nose guard on the defensive line
Years Playing: 11
Position Played: Nose guard
Quote from Nominator: “Troy puts all his energy and heart into everything he does.. He is a leader by example and will help anyone reach their potential. It has been an amazing pleasure to watch him play all these years and grow into an awesome young man.” – Nominator Troy Hedges
Student: Hunter Hoffman
School: Saint Clairsville High School
Hometown: Saint Clairsville
Notable Highlights: Hunter is as sophomore and lettered as a freshman.
Years Playing: 4
Position Played: Defensive end and tailback
Quote from Nominator: “Hunter is an amazing athlete and also excels in the classroom. He has a passion for sports and works extremely hard, both on and off the field.” – Nominator Troy Hedges
See past awardees: