Price and Keith named Grow Scholar Athletes
GILBERT, SC (WACH) -- Throughout this Friday Night Rivals season, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union will recognize an exceptional student athlete from each participating school with a plaque presentation prior to each game.
This week’s Friday Night Rivals Scholar Athletes of the Week Presented by Grow Financial are… Kaylee Price from Gilbert and Dayrun Keith from Pelion.
Kaylee is a multi-sport athlete having plated softball, soccer, basketball, volleyball and golf. She was a member of a World Series winning World Fastpitch Connection softball team. And after playing golf for only one year she’s qualified for state and set the school record for lowest 9 and 18 hole rounds! She is #11 in her class with a 5.662 GPA. In the community Kaylee volunteers with her church including making home repairs for the less fortunate, as well as with the Lexington County Peach Festival. Kaylee wants to major in nursing and go on to be an anesthesiologist.
Dayrun is a three sport athlete in football, basketball and track. He’s been all Region in all three sports for 3 years. He was also the 2016 Strength Champion in the 180 class. He doesn’t just keep busy on the field, he’s busy in the classroom too holding down a 3.8 GPA.
These students are also eligible to win a $5,000 scholarship to be presented at the end of the season courtesy of Grow Financial Federal Credit Union. Grow Financial is proud to support and encourage exceptional student athletes across the Midlands. Congratulations to both of this week’s Friday Night Rivals Scholar Athletes of the week!!