PHS senior, varsity basketball player Mack Mercer was presented a game ball. Two weeks ago, on his home court, Mercer joined the likes of Scott Skiles, Kyle Benge, and nine others as he broke the 1,000 point scoring mark. Mack is the 12th Pilgrim to top this point mark. He was honored with a standing ovation from his team mates and the Plymouth fans.
The January Scholar Athletes of the Month were also presented their awards. The female scholar athlete was Lexi Fetters. Lexi is the daughter of Tamena Fetters. She is 41st in the class of 2014 and is on the swim team, a member of the Student Council, National Honor Society, Pep Club, AFS, and Spanish Club. Lexi’s future plans are to attend Purdue University and study genetic Biology, Pre-med.
The male scholar athlete for the month of January is Aaron Houin, son of Kevin and Tammy Houin. Aaron is 21st in the senior class. Aaron is currently on the wrestling team. His is a member of AFS, Spanish Club and the National Honor Society. Houin’s future plans are to attend Purdue University and study Mechanical Engineering.
Another presentation was made to the Athletic Department from the Plymouth Country Club. This year the Plymouth Country Club under the leadership of Brad Parkhurst and Pat Bayley got their membership to pledge $5 for every point scored by the Pilgrims in select basketball games this year. Making the $1,265 check presentation pledge for the first half of the season was Brad Parkhurst of the County Club. Accepting on behalf of the athletic department was Assistant Athletic Director, John Scott