EAST BEND — Forbush High School named its 2017-2018 Student Athletes of the Month. The Student Athletes of the Month are recognized for their character, academic achievements, athletic achievements, leadership skills and service to others.
The 2017-2018 Student Athletes of the Month are Jacob Shore, Eli Thomas, Olivia Davis, Lance Kennedy, Alex Boyles, Josh Clark, Matthew Wilhelm, Parkley Hennings and Mallory Fobes.
At the end of the year, Edward Jones also awards a Forbush High School Coach of the Year. The 2017-2018 Coach of the Year is Justin Vestal. He coaches women’s tennis and men’s and women’s swimming.
Edward Jones of Yadkinville sponsors this award, which goes to a Forbush High School student-athlete. Each month, Chris Funk of Edward Jones coordinates these efforts with the athletic department and the award presentation is made at an athletic event.