Boys Varsity Wrestling, Girls Varsity Dance Drill Team-Cardinelles · December Athletes of the Month


Congratulations to our December Athletes of the Month Jessica Christopulos (Drill Team) and Hunter Swalberg (Wrestling).

Jessica is a Junior and a member of our Cardinelle’s this year.  Coach Belnap had this to say about her “Jessica is one of the hardest working athletes we have had come through this program. She is always striving to do her very best and trying to excel to her greatest ability! She is always positive in practice and at performances, cheering on the team as they go. Jessica has been such a good example through the thick of our season and it has been noticed!”  Jessica said that her reason “WHY” for doing Drill is that she loves dancing and being so involved with the school, and she feels she has the best coaches and teammates.  She said her role models are Coaches Shandee Belnap, Rylan Cole & Maggie Nelson.  After high school Jessica wants to do something in the Medical Field.  Her favorite subject is English, favorite food cereal, favorite song/music is Post Malone and favorite movie is Black Panther.

Hunter is a Junior and a member of this years Wrestling team.  Coach Kennington had this to say about him “Hunter Swalberg. Continues to do well in school and in wrestling. He has collected a 21-3 record so far through the season, including taking 2nd at the Capitol City Classic and 1st at the Christmas Clash”.  Hunter said his reason “WHY” for wrestilng is because his dad introduced it to him and he has loved it ever since.  His Dad is his role model because he taught him to work hard.  After high school Hunter plans to serve a mission and then hopefully wrestle in college.  His favorite subject is History, favorite food sweet pork salad, favorite song/music Garth Brooks and favorite movie is 8 seconds.