Eighteen high school student‐athletes from across the Hoosier State will begin next school year as members of the 2018‐19 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee (SAC).
Nine juniors will join nine seniors beginning their second year with the group which will receive hands‐on leadership experience in various areas via several IHSAA‐sponsored events as well as serve as a voice to the IHSAA staff.
Each year, the IHSAA receives nominations from school principals on behalf of student‐athletes from IHSAA member schools. From that group of nominations, 20 are selected for interviews by members of the IHSAA Executive Committee, Executive Staff and returning members of the SAC. From those interviews, nine rising juniors are invited to join the group of nine returning seniors.
Student‐athletes who will serve as part of next school year’s committee include:The SAC, which began in 2001‐02, represents the entire IHSAA membership of 410 schools, and its structure reflects that of the IHSAA Board of Directors in terms of classification and districts.
The SAC meets four times annually – twice each semester – and is responsible for hosting meetings with student peers at the Fall Area Principals Meetings; assisting with the awards ceremonies at IHSAA state championship events throughout the school year, planning and administering the annual IHSAA Student
2018‐19 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee
Name Grade School
Silas Allred 11 Shenandoah
Abby Bannon 11 Crawfordsville
Kyle Barrett 12 Mooresville
Clay Campbell 11 Jimtown
Caroline Cherry 12 Bloomington North
Refik Dogruyol 12 Fort Wayne Wayne
Carmen Johnson 12 Monrovia
Lydia Laker 11 Franklin Central
Grant McAtee 11 Castle
Makinzi Meurer 12 North Knox
Emma‐Kate Moore 11 Knightstown
Tom Newton 11 Harrison (West Lafayette)
Edreece Redmond 11 Indianapolis Bishop Chatard
Caitlyn Reynolds 12 Springs Valley
Cece Robinson 12 Plymouth
Savanah Strieter 11 Evansville North
Ben Vanderwall 12 North Newton
Andrew Walkowski 12 South Bend Riley
Leadership Conference in June and; to engage in and support the activities of Special Olympics Indiana including the Unified Track & Field State Tournament and, new next fall, Unified Flag Football.
Other SAC functions include the development of an IHSAA Captain’s Handbook which is posted to IHSAA.org as well as assisting in the creation of multiple public service announcements addressing good sporting behavior which will be utilized during 2018‐19 state championships events