Penn Station Athlete Of The Month, April 2017 – Daniel Detrick

Congratulations to Daniel Detrick, our Penn Station Athlete of the Month for April 2017!

Sport: Tennis

GPA: 4.62

Shawnee High School

Athletic Director: Steve Tincher

Parents: Dan and Christy

Sibling/s: Tyler, Kenzie and Laney

Favorite Penn Station Restaurant: Springfield

Favorite Penn Station Sandwich: Philly Cheese Steak

Extracurricular Activities: Tennis, National Honor Society, Student Council, Symphonic Choir, Environmental Interest Group

Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby

Role Model: My Grandfathers

Sports Role Model: Roger Federer

Greatest Achievement So Far: I received third place at the Buckeye Boys State Tournament out of 1,200+ players.

Plans After High School: I plan to attend a 4-year university and major in chemical engineering.

How has participating in high school athletics benefited you? Tennis gave me the opportunity to interact and compete with other players in the community.

What made you decide to play the sport for which you were named the Penn Station Athlete of the Month? Tennis is a family tradition.

Quote from Athletic Director: “Daniel is a competitor who is always up for a challenge. His record the last 3 years has been stellar, and he strives to improve every day.” –Steve Tincher

Quote from Principal: “Daniel is a hard-working, dedicated, student-athlete and represents the very best of what Shawnee High School is all about!” – Nathan Dockter




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