Clouthier honored as top student-athlete |

Clouthier honored as top student-athlete

Incline senior Jack Clouthier, shown pitching in a home game this past Friday, was honored by the NIAA as one of its Top Ten Student Athletes of the Year.
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Northern Nevada Top Ten Student-Athletes of the Year

Tara Gallant, North Tahoe

Jack Clouthier, Incline

Kelsey Beattie, Wooster

Kai Benedict, McQueen

Beau Billingsley, Lowry

Abigail Bolt, Galena

Baleigh McCuskey, North Valleys

Stephen Osborne, Bishop Manogue

Corey Reid, Carson

Ali Tedford, Fallon

Incline senior Jack Clouthier was honored by the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (NIAA) as one of its Top Ten Student-Athletes of the Year.

Clouthier, an All-League talent in football, basketball and baseball, has earned 12 varsity letters in his four years at Incline and is a member of the National Honor Society.

Also honored as one of the top 10 student-athletes was North Tahoe senior Tara Gallant, who competes in cross-country, Nordic skiing and track and field for the Lakers.

According to the NIAA, the awards are given not only to the top high school senior athletes in the state, but also the student-athletes who exemplify total school and community involvement.

After being nominated by their respective schools, athletes were considered based on their participated in multiple sports, other school groups and/or student government activities and community service projects while maintaining a high GPA.

Ten athletes were then selected from the Northern region of the state and 10 from the Southern region. A banquet was held at the Peppermill Resort Casino in Reno to honor the student-athletes.