June 15, 2022
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – UPMC Sports Medicine recently recognized and celebrated student athletes from 20 partnering school districts at the 2021/2022 Champions Cup and Student Athletic Perseverance Awards.
“Our team is honored to serve student athletes, coaches, and athletic programs in our local school districts. We take pride in keeping all our athletes safely on the field and helping them perform at a high level and at the best of their abilities,” said Michael Ludwikowski, manager of outreach athletic training, UPMC in North Central Pa. “We are proud to serve our schools across the region. These awards provide us with a fun opportunity to recognize our participating schools as well as honor student athletes who have persevered and overcome injury. Congratulations to all the schools and student athletes for their performances this year.”
This year’s Champions Cup recipients were Williamsport High School (large division) and South Williamsport High School (small division).
Student Athlete Perseverance Awards were presented to athletes from participating schools selected by their certified athletic trainer, for their dedication to a healthy recovery and overcoming an injury to return to play during the school year.
Student Athlete Perseverance Awards were presented to:
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2021-22 Champion Cup Small School Winner – South Williamsport – representative Justin Marnon, coach, girl’s basketball, 2021-22 Champion Cup Big School Winner – Williamsport – representative Lee Carr, coach, boy’s soccer, and Mike Ludwikowski, UPMC.
Pictured are six of the 2021-20212 Student Athlete Perseverance Award recipients from regional schools. UPMC recognized 11 student athletes this year.