Sports Illustrated's High School Athlete of the Month

Since our inception 60 years ago, Sports Illustrated has recognized the best up-and-coming amateur athletes from around the country. Now, we are introducing the SI High School Athlete of the Month, presented by the U.S. Marine Corps, which will acknowledge not only students’ athletic achievements, but also the sort of exceptional character traits -- perseverance, integrity, academic success, selflessness and sportsmanship -- that make them leaders on the field, in the classroom and throughout their communities.

We're looking for athletes across the nation whose impact goes beyond the scoreboard. Students in all sports will be considered, and each month SI will spotlight one whose efforts deserve recognition. In June we will select the SI High School Athlete of the Year from among the monthly winners and other candidates.

Know a deserving Athlete of the Month candidate? Nominate them at the bottom of the page or by using the #SIhighschoolathlete hashtag on Twitter.


 
June

Meet freshman wrestler Hunter Gandee from Bedford High in Temperance, Mich., and his brother Braden.

 
May

Meet lacrosse player Madison Schulte from Seneca High School in Tabernacle, New Jersey.

 
April

Meet bull and bareback rider Wyatt Johnson from Payson High School in Spring Lake, Utah.

 
March

Meet girls' weightlifter Savannah Braud from Timber Creek High in Orlando.

 
February

Meet middle distance runner Mikey Brannigan from Northport High in Long Island, New York.

February

Meet middle distance runner Mikey Brannigan from Northport High in Long Island, New York.

 
January

Meet basketball player Jack Cadigan from Medfield High in Massachusetts.

January

Meet basketball player Jack Cadigan from Medfield High in Massachusetts.

January

Meet basketball player Jack Cadigan from Medfield High in Massachusetts.

 
December

Meet sophomore soccer player Kate Marshall from York High School in York, Maine.

December

Meet sophomore soccer player Kate Marshall from York High School in York, Maine.

December

Meet sophomore soccer player Kate Marshall from York High School in York, Maine.

December

Meet sophomore soccer player Kate Marshall from York High School in York, Maine.

 
November

Meet senior running back Joshua Derrough-Harvey from Adamson High School in Dallas, Texas.

 
October

Meet Malik McMorris, a three-sport athlete and honors student at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, CA.

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