Goshen High School and Edward Jones are proud to announce the student-athlete of the month award to recognize athletic and academic excellence. A senior male and female student-athlete will be selected from August-May each school year. At the end of the year, a $500 scholarship will be awarded to one male and one female student athlete of the month, as selected by the GHS coaching staff.
The winners of the Edward Jones Student-Athlete of the Month Award for August are Jill Kissinger and Simon Myers.
Jill is the daughter of Kelly and Larry Kissinger. Jill is a captain of the girls’ soccer team and led the team to a 4-2-1 record for the month of August. She had six goals and 2 assists while also helping the defense earn three shutouts. Jill also participates in basketball and track at GHS. Jill is a member of the student council, National Honor Society, Student Athletic Council, and is an ambassador for the Stay in Bounds program. Outside of school, Jill participates in her church’s youth group. Jill has been named a Kiwanis Scholar Athlete throughout her high school career for her hard work both in and out of the classroom. She has been named a 3-time MVP in track as well as a 3-time All-Conference athlete in track and soccer. After high school, Jill plans to attend college and major in Architecture.
Simon is the son of Kevin and Jennifer Myers. Simon is 8-0 at the 1 & 2 Singles positions in August for the 9-1 varsity tennis team. The returning Mental Attitude award winner, Simon is undefeated this season, winning 132 games & dropping only 11 in 7 of those matches. The 8th was a 3-set victory in the deciding match to clinch the team win over sectional rival Jimtown. Besides tennis, Simon also participates in basketball and track. Simon is a member of the National Honors Society, PACT and is an ambassador for the Stay-in-Bounds program. After high school, Simon plans to attend IPFW where he will study in the medical field.