The Athletic Director’s Award is designed to honor athletes who best exemplify all that is good about athletic participation. These athletes will have displayed outstanding sportsmanship throughout their seasons of play and have exhibited a willingness to do whatever is called upon them to make their teams successful. These athletes do not always get the headlines but they represent the backbone of any athletic program.
Sammie Lee – Varsity Girls Swimming – Sammie has been a varsity swimmer and CCS qualifier for the past 4 years. Coach Farley had this to say about her, “Sammie has been a great role model thru her work ethic and is looked up to by all of the girl’s on the swim team.”
Sam Lombardi – Varsity Girls Basketball – Sam played varsity girls basketball for two years, was a team captain this year and won the Heart and Hustle Award, which is voted on by her teammates. Coach Mori said this about Sam, “Sam led with a tremendous work ethic, postive attitude and was always there for her teammates.”
Nabeeh Shamieh – Varsity Football – Nabeeh (#75) played varsity football as a junior and senior. This year he was a team captain. Coach Messina said, “He has been a dedicated member of the football team during all 4 years at Carlmont. He provided leadership to younger players and never missed a training session.”
Luke Hendriksen – Varsity Boys Soccer – Luke was a captian and was named second team all league. Coach Cabellero said this about Luke: “Luke collaborated with the team and he is alway ready to assist the coaches in any endeavor.”
Bella Reeves – Girls Varsity Tennis – Bella was a co-captain. Coach Goldsmith said, “Bella demonstrated a high level of competitiveness along with sportsmanship, she was willing to do whatever it took to make the season successful from mentoring younger players to organizing team snacks.”
Allie Ayers – Girls Cross Country and Track – Allie was a co-captain for the cross country team during her junior and senior year. Coach Lilygren said, “Allie demonstrated leadership, dedication and perserverence during her four years at Carlmont. She will be a tremendous asset to any university, business or non-profit she chooses to be a part of.”