Huskies News · STLToday – Scholar Athlete of the Year 2020 – ALYSSA LANE


As published in STLToday: https://www.stltoday.com/sports/high-school/scholar-athletes/ritenour-alyssa-lane/article_34f30200-7911-11ea-8268-933382cbf89b.html

Ritenour: Alyssa Lane

Academic rank: 33 of 335.

Sports: Swimming.

Academic bio: Teacher Choice Award; Academic Letter; National Honor Society; A+ Program.

Athletic bio: Most improved; most dedicated; most valuable player; set school’s 100 breaststroke record.

Activities: RCO; yearbook; teaching swim lessons; Flyers Aquatic Swim Team.

College: Maryville University.

Goal: “While swimming for Maryville, I hope to accomplish more goals like dropping time in my events as well as breaking more records. After college, I hope to be a chiropractor. My goal is to be a chiropractor for a professional athletic team like the Cardinals or Blues.”

Favorite subject: Anatomy. “I enjoy learning about the body. It is interesting to learn about all the muscles and bones.”

Favorite book: “The Lovely Bones”

Favorite musician: Lauren Sanderson.

Role model: My Aunt Emily. “She worked hard to play softball in college and she earned a degree in something she loves to do. She has shown me to work hard to accomplish my goals as well as staying true to who I am.”