Athlete of the Month - St. Thomas More CSS
Athena Montecillo is a Grade 12 student at St. Thomas More Catholic SS who is a member of the Senior Badminton Team. Playing Women’s Singles for STM for 4 years, Athena exhibited true sportsmanship and leadership skills on a daily basis. As a result of this regular commitment, Athena was able to capture the HWCAA Women’s Singles title with relative ease (winning 21-3, 21-4 in the Championship match), and has recently qualified for OFSAA at the GHAC tournament.
As a driving force for others on the team, Athena speaks with respect and enthusiasm to her peers and is a reliable and committed team member. A level four student who is driven to achieve, Athena encourages others with a smile and a kind word as she shares her knowledge of the game and her skills with new learners of the sport. She is a student who gives of her time to make others feel comfortable and confident in turn no matter the environment.
As a member of the Senior Badminton team for St. Thomas More, Athena exhibits the values and morals of a true Christian in her attitude and interactions with competitors, and ends each game with a smile and handshake. We are proud to name Athena Montecillo