NH1.com's Student Athletes of the Month for February
NH's Student Athlete of the month is proudly brought to you by:
Katie Martineau – Farmington High School – Basketball
Nominated By: Dawn Weeks, Varsity Girls Basketball Coach
Farmington junior Katie Martineau was named the Granite State Conference South Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Martineau, the state's leading scorer, led the Tigers to a 17-3 record in 2017-18 and eclipsed the 1,000-point plateau back on Dec. 28. Katie is an Honors Student Athlete who is very successful in the classroom and the athletic arena. She is a NH Scholar candidate and was a delegate to the NHIAA for student athletes representing her school. She is also a member of the school's National Honor Society. Katie volunteers and coaches the youth athletic programs, specifically Volleyball and Basketball. She has encouraged her teammates in donating time to sew blankets for the humane society together and primarily leads by example. Katie works hard to maintain a very high GPA and pure excellence in all of her achievements. She works diligently to not only better herself but those around her. She is a model all coaches want to have to represent their teams!
Thomas Splagounias – Football, Basketball, Baseball – Windham High School
Nominated By: Bill Raycraft, Athletic Administrator/Head Football Coach
On the field, Thomas is a three-year starter for Windham football, was selected as captain in football and basketball and is a first team all-state selection. He is a strong competitor that values doing the best he can to make himself and his teammates better but believes in the value of doing it the right way. The dedication it takes to participate at a high level in athletics, the off-season workouts, the long daily grind is no easy task and yet Thomas does this and continued to earn a 4.11 GPA. In addition to his classroom success, Thomas has been selected to represent Windham at the NH East vs, West All-Star game in June, has been selected as an NHIAA/NHADA Scholar-Athlete and will continue his academic and football career at the next level. He assisted in leading the team in the Blackout Childhood Cancer event, raising more than $32,000 for pediatric cancer and helping generate over 500 pounds of can goods for the NH Food Bank.