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 April are:Cheyenne Kalb and Zach Oyer.
Cheyenne Kalb is the daughter of Jennifer Yoder and Arthur Kalb. Cheyenne won five matches in April at the No. 2 Singles and No. 3 Singles positions. She is a captain on the team and due to an ongoing labrum injury has had to serve underhand the entire season. Cheyenne is a Stay-in-Bounds Ambassador as well as a member of the Key Club and National Honor Society at Goshen. She is also a 10-year member of the 4H. Cheyenne helped coach the Elkhart County Special Olympics team and organized the first Champions Together event as Goshen. This past year, Cheyenne competed in the Indiana AIA Architectural Design competition where her design was on display at the Indianapolis Arts Garden and she won the Judge’s Distinction award for her design. Cheyenne is a captain of the girls’ tennis team and won the Mental Attitude award her junior year. After high school, Cheyenne plans to attend Ball State where she will study architecture, urban planning, and business to eventually start her own architectural firm.
Zach Oyer is the son of Michelle Oyer-Fowler and Kent Oyer. He is undefeated in the 800 meters for the month of April and has only been beaten once the whole season by .02 seconds. He has also been on the winning 4×800 relay team that placed second at the Goshen Relays and has not lost otherwise this month. That team also just set a personal best for the season. Zach also leads off the 4×400 team and runs the 1600 for the team. Along with track, Zach also runs cross country and is a member of ski club. Zach won the ElkhartCountySports.com Coaches award in cross country his senior year. During his junior year of track, Zach was named NLC all-conference, academic all-state honorable mention, and his 4×800 medley relay team were the sectional champions. Zach has also been named a Kiwanis Scholar Athlete during his high school career for his hard work in and outside of the classroom. After high school Zach plans on attending Purdue University and becoming a computer scientist or graphic designer.