Girls & Women in Sports

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Douglas County School District and the Foundation for Douglas County Schools would like to congratulate the following elite athletes selected by their schools to be honored for National Girls and Women in Sports Day. This recognition is given to young women who exhibit outstanding athletic accomplishments, leadership, character, and academic work in Douglas County Schools.

We proudly recognize sports achievements, the positive influence of sports participation, and the continuing effort for equality and access for women in sports. We salute all of our student athletes - past and present - for believing in themselves, and that anything is possible. In addition to the athletes, we honor and give thanks to the parents, coaches, and all who support and encourage them.

The inaugural National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) celebration was held in Washington, D.C. in 1987 as a day to remember Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman for her athletic achievements and her work to ensure equality for women’s sports. This year, the 34th Annual NGWSD is celebrated in all 50 states with community-based events, award ceremonies and activities honoring the achievements and encouraging participation of girls and women in sports.

High School Athletes

Middle School Athletes


Castle Rock
Middle School

Caroline Ashworth
Sarah Breed
Deidra Hooper
Jessa Reese
Quinn VanSickle

 Cimarron
Middle School

Jacey Cohen
Caroline Dennis
Hannah Johnson
Aislyn Korella
Rachel Robinson

 Cresthill
Middle School

Kathryn Apotheker
Mia Apotheker
Myla Blake
Amelia Eaton
Quinn Gedeon
Isabella Holley
Madeline Jenkins

 Mesa 
Middle School

Raegan Erickson
Emma McKinney
Hailey McKinney
Isabel Paraiso
Paige Valley

 Mountain Ridge
Middle School

Victoria Baker
Ashley Hollingshead
Anna Lehotan
Evalyn Lorenz
Alexandra Strassner

 Ranch View
Middle School

Taylor Curry
Abigail Grogan
Kacey Harvey
Molly Prince
Riley Waye
Taylor Whipple

 Rocky Heights
Middle School

Caitlin Carlson
Leanne Mackzum
Cleo Melville
Genaveva Rosa
Reese Waller

Sagewood
Middle School

Lydia Andrzejuk
Payton Becker
Jaelynn Fletcher
Alexandra Rodriguez
Laney Webb 

 
Sierra
Middle School

Isabella Callahan
Ella McGonigle
Ella Tholstrom
Molly Weber
Sofia Zaugg


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