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St. Bernard recognizes senior athletes

Joyce Nix

Casey Guthery, center

CULLMAN - Saint Bernard senior athletes who participated in fall sports such as volleyball, cross country, bowling and basketball were honored during halftime on Jan. 19 during the basketball game with J.B. Pennington High School.

Many of the students have celebrated state championships and set personal records and goals for the school. In the past six years, the girls’ cross country teams have celebrated two state championships and been the runner-up state champions twice. The boys’ cross country teams have had one state championship and been the runners up once. Bowling team members have been a part of the newest sport added to the roster; they formed two years ago.  Volleyball teams made it to super regional play two years in a row.

Parents joined their seniors to be recognized for their participation in the athletic program at Saint Bernard Prep.

Seniors honored were as follows:

Arnel Calinao, of Vinemont, has participated on the bowling team for the past two years. Arnel is the son of Lisa Calinao and Joey Bonilla. He plans to study business at Jacksonville State University in the fall.

Samuel Augustine Chiodo, of Cullman is a two-year member of the bowling team. He is the son of Drs. Vincent and Mary Ann Chiodo.

Isabella Cline, of Kimberly, Alabama has participated in volleyball for six years and basketball and bowling for two years. Isabella is the daughter of Mary Ann Cline and the late Michael Cline. She plans to study biology, pre-med at the University of Alabama in Birmingham this fall.

Katelyn Cowie, of Warrior, Alabama has been a member of the cross country team for four years and bowling for the past two years. Katelyn is the daughter of Mike and Christie Forsyth.  She plans to study biology at Birmingham-Southern College in the fall.

Jaden Edge, of Cullman has blazed a trail with the cross country team, as well as the basketball team, for the past six years and served on the volleyball team for two years.  Jaden is the daughter of Melissa Edge.

Casey Guthery, of Gardendale, has run six years on the Saint Bernard cross country team and played basketball for five years. Casey is the son of Chanda Dabbs and Dan Guthery. He plans to begin studies at Lee University in the fall, with a concentration in English.

Geonwoo Kim, of Seoul, South Korea has participated in bowling for two years. Geonwoo is the son of Mr. Gyuhyeong Kim and Mrs. Soobin Oh. He plans to study environmental science at the University of Hong Kong.

Jalen Lee, of Cullman has participated in cross country for four years and bowling for the past two years. He is the son of Dr. James and Mrs. Janine Lee.  Jalen will pursue studies in engineering.

Yujin Leem, of Seoul, South Korea has been a member of the bowling team for the past two years. Yujin is the daughter of Youngsun Lee and Sung A. Kim.  She plans to study food science and technology.

Garret Marti, of Cullman has been a member of the bowling team for one year.  Garret is the son of Roger and Betty Hestla.  He plans to study chemical engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Morgan Matz, of Cullman has participated in cross country for the past six years and bowling for the past two years. Morgan is the daughter of Jeffry and Kris Matz. She plans to study meteorology at the University of South Alabama.

Sarah Anna McCarthy, of Cullman has participated in volleyball for one year and been a cheerleader for three years, the last of which she has served as co-captain. She is the daughter of Rebekah Lily and Brian Capers McCarthy, Sr., of Cullman. Sarah Anna plans to study pre-medicine.

Anna Michelle Myers, of Alabaster, Alabama was recognized for participating in volleyball and basketball for the past four years and bowling for the past two years. Anna is the daughter of Hal and Michelle Myers. She plans to study in the medical field at the University of Alabama.

Caitlyn Norman, of Cullman has been a cheerleader for six years, serving as captain for her senior year. Caitlyn is the daughter of Mark and Shawna Norman.  She plans to study marine biology.

Dominic Pautler, of Birmingham, has participated on the bowling team for two years. Dominic is the son of Bill and Betsy Pautler of Birmingham.  College plans are being determined.

Isaias Robles, of Holly Pond, has participated in cross country for the past six years. Isaias is the son of Samuel and Leticia Robles.  He plans to attend Auburn University.

Miguel Sanchez, of Blountsville, has been a member of the basketball team for one year. Miguel is the son of Miguel Sanchez. He plans to study nursing at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Graham Sanders, of Cullman has participated in cross country and bowling for two years and been a member of the basketball team for one year. Graham is the son of Rodney and Lauren Sanders. He intends to study chemistry, but is undecided as to where at the time of recognition.

Marco Tona, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida has participated in cross country for two years and bowling for one year.  Marco is the son of Richard and Sheena Tona.

Xueyi (Sherry) Wu, of Suzhou, China has been a member of the bowling team for two years. Sherry is the daughter of Leng Jung and Xiao Hu Wu.  She plans to study interior design at Pratt Institute this fall.

  • Joyce Nix
    Anna Myers, right
  • Joyce Nix
    Morgan Matz, center
  • Joyce Nix
    Sara Anna McCarthy, center