Canyon High School’s Annabeth Nguyen and Kun Seo Yook were awarded the “Athlete with Character” award from the Orange Country Athletic Directors Association on Monday, February 5th at the Anaheim Convention Center. They were accompanied by Athletic Director Mark Lofink, Coaches Simon Dreisbach and Wil Wilkins and their parents. This award is named to those who regularly demonstrate and model the following character traits: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.
According to Coach Dreisbach and teammates, Annabeth Nguyen was an invaluable captain for the 2017 Golf team. Her trustworthiness led the golf team and coaches to trust her with scheduling team activities, purchasing uniforms, communication and more. She built a rapport with her team by leading with courage, fairness commitment and hard work on the course. In addition to being a dedicated teammate she is an outstanding scholar athlete.
Kun Seo Yook is the 2018 Tennis team captain and was 2017 most valuable double player for the North Hills league. Not only is he an invested tennis player he is a dedicated scholar and community member. During the fall Kunseo completed a professional internship at Well Street Psychological group where he excelled in professionalism, communication and leadership. The tennis program is fortunate to have an amazing young man leading their program.
Congratulations to the Canyon High School “Athlete with Character” award winner. We are proud to call you Comanches!