The MSSM Athletic Department is pleased to announce that Samantha Zwecker and James
Cyr have been named the 2018 Scholar Athletes!
Samantha, a senior from Rockport, is the daughter of Sam and Wendy Zwecker. She has always had a love for athletics, and prior to MSSM played soccer, lacrosse and competitively alpine skied. When she transferred to MSSM her sophomore year she continued her interest in soccer and began competitively nordic skiing, playing volleyball, and participating in track and field. In 2016 Samantha was MVP of the nordic ski team and received an All-Aroostook recognition in 2017 and 2018. In 2017 Samantha was MVP of the volleyball team with Aroostook All-Star recognition. She was a captain for the Fall 2017 girls soccer team. Next fall, Samantha will begin her studies at Tufts University.
James, a senior from Madawaska, is the son of Doug and Anne Cyr. He has been cross-country skiing from a young age, and began skiing competitively before middle school. Upon transferring to MSSM his sophomore year, he started to compete in cross-country running and track and field as well. In cross-country, James received All-Aroostook recognition and was MVP of his team in 2016 and 2017. In Nordic skiing, he was MVP in 2017, with All-Aroostook recognition in 2017 and 2018. James was also the 2017 recipient of MSSM's Will to Win Award in track. James has not yet decided on a college, but hopes to pursue a degree in medical sciences.
Samantha and James were recognized at a banquet with other area scholar athletes this past Monday at Caribou High School.