Watertown Highs Tim Burns and Mt. Juliet Christian Academys Cassie Scott were recognized last week by the Wilson County Sports Council as Wilson County's 2011-2012 Scholar-Athletes.
Two senior athletes are nominated from each of Wilson Countys six high schools with all 12 being treated to a lunch and awards. Burns and Scott each received $1,000 college scholarships from the Sports Council.
Nominees included: Hunter Holland and Zach Lo from Friendship Christian School; Victoria Dye and Shaq Cragwall from Lebanon High; Cassie Scott and Carver Hibbett from Mt. Juliet Christian Academy; Jordan Lamberson and Daniel Stegall from Mt. Juliet High; Jamie Reed and Tim Burns from Watertown High; Taylor Peterson and Tyler Soffiantino from Wilson Central High.
Students are nominated by school coaches for outstanding achievement in the classroom as well as in their athletic endeavors.