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APS Recognizes its 2014 Athletes of the Year
Kurt Henry of Albuquerque High and Nick Martinez of La Cueva are named coaches of the year.
Volcano Vista High School hosted the annual Albuquerque Public Schools Athletes and Coaches of the Year ceremony Monday, recognizing a male and female nominee from each school as well as a male sport and female sport coach of the year. Athletes are recognized for their athletic, academic and community service accomplishments.
The male sport coach of the year is Kurt Henry, Albuquerque High track and field coach.
The female sport coach of the year is Nick Martinez, the La Cueva cross country coach.
The male athlete of the year is Mike Budick of Volcano Vista. He is a football player, wrestler and track and field thrower for the Falcons.
The female athletes of the year are soccer and basketball player Hannah Frenske of Volcano Vista and Kim Chapman of Cibola who ran cross country and track and field and also plays basketball.
The APS female athletes of the year nominees are:
AHS: Chlore Lee - tennis
AHA: Breana Nevarez - volleyball, softball
CHS: Kim Chapman - cross country, basketball, track & field
DNHS: Marissa Gutierrez - cross country, basketball, track & field
EHS: Crissey Amberg - cross country, basketball, track & field
HHS: Destiney Thayer - volleyball, track & field
LCHS: Hannah Hawash - basketball, track & field
MHS: Kaya Davis - soccer, basketball, track & field
RGHS: Jenneva Lujan - soccer, basketball
SHS: Alayna Latimore - cross country, basketball, track & field
VHS: Korina Grajeda - volleyball
VVHS: Hannah Fenske - soccer & basketball
WMHS: Donna Garcia - volleyball, basketball, softball
APS male athletes of the year nominees are:
AHS: Andres Gutierrez-Delgadillo - soccer, track & field
AHA: Corbin Waquie - cross country, basketball
CHS: Derek Martinez - football, basketball, track & field
DNHS: Chris O'Mary - football, wrestling, golf
EHS: Taylor Potter - cross country, track & field
HHS: Bryan Medina - football, basketball
LCHS: Derek Kane - football, track & field
MHS: Corey Morrow - football, wrestling
RGHS: Logan Wolfel - football, wrestling, baseball
SHS: Tim Brennan - football, basketball
VHS: Bo Coleman - football, basketball, baseball
VVHS: Mike Budick - football, wrestling, track & field
WMHS: Jaemin Ramirez - football, baseball