Wrestler wins Athlete of the Year award


Mike Nestor

Ben Hilliard poses after cross country practice this fall.

Lauren Nery, Editor-in-Chief

One student athlete won a prestigious award and title last week.

The Allstate Foundation named senior wrestler and runner Ben Hilliard the 2018 VHSL Achievement 6A Athlete of the Year.

As well as the title of Athlete of the Year, Ben received a $1500 scholarship from the Allstate Foundation. This scholarship was one of 19 awarded in Virginia. Recipients attended a scholarship luncheon last week.