Will VanAlstine of O’Fallon has been named a Memorial Foundation Scholar Athlete of the Month for April.
A senior at O’Fallon High School, Will VanAlstine has a 3.6 GPA and participates in cross country and track. A 2019 MVP in cross country, he is a four-time state qualifier in cross country as well as a member of the all-conference and all-Metro teams for four years. VanAlstine is a member of the National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Spanish Club Officer and Athletic Leadership Council. He was a volunteer track coach for Holy Trinity Middle School. He plans to attend Xavier University where he was offered a position on the Cross Country and Track teams and received an academic merit scholarship.
The scholar athlete program, sponsored by Memorial Foundation in cooperation with Memorial Rehab and Sports Medicine and BJC Medical Group Orthopedics and Sports Medicine recognizes senior scholar athletes from a high school in Memorial’s primary and selected secondary service area. The monthly award winners from September 2018 through April 2019 will be eligible for one of two $1,500 scholarships to be awarded in May 2019.