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Congratulations to our Fall & Winter FCIAC Scholar-Athletes!

Congratulations to our Fall & Winter FCIAC Scholar-Athletes!

The FCIAC Scholar-Athlete Program annually recognizes two high school seniors from each member high school whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary, whose personal standards and achievements are a model to others, and who possess high levels of integrity, self-discipline and courage.

Congratulations goes out to Winter FCIAC Scholar-Athletes: Sofia Couture '24 and Jason Lambert, Jr. '24 as well as Fall Scholar-Athletes: Maggie Wetmore '24 and Matthew Krekoska '24! 

Jason Lambert, Jr: 

Jason is a varsity captain of the soccer, indoor track team, and outdoor track team. His weighted GPA is 100.58 and he has taken nine AP classes.

He was selected to the FCIAC All-East Boys Soccer Team. He holds four school records for track, made the All-FCIAC Second Team in 2023, and qualified for the Indoor Track Nike Nationals. Jason got off to a great start to this winter’s postseason when he was the only athlete to win two individual events at the 2023-24 FCIAC Boys Indoor Track and Field Championships on Feb. 1. He won the 300-meter dash with a time 35.93 seconds and the 600 with a 1:28.55.

He’s a member of National Honor Society, Peer Ministry and Student Ambassadors. Jason received the UVM and Brandeis Book Awards and the Thomas Merton Center Youth Volunteer Award.

Jason will attend Villanova University in the fall to study Mechanical Engineering and he plans to walk on to the track team for the Wildcats.

Sofia Couture: 

This member of the National Honor Society, Math National Honor Society, and Spanish National Honor Society has maintained Presidential Honors consistently throughout high school while taking AP, UConn Dual Enrollment, and honors courses. She has a current GPA of 99.03 and has earned six college credits while in high school.

Sofia is also a National Honor Society tutor, Student Ambassador, and an active member of Peer Ministry. Last year she led the Trumbull/St. Joseph cooperative girls ice hockey program in points with goals scored and assists and was the recipient of the prestigious Trumbull High School “Eagle Award for Sportsmanship.”

Sofia has been on the girls’ outdoor track and field team in her three previous spring sports seasons and was a member of 4×400 and 4×800 relay teams which have won medals at postseason championship meets.

In 2023, Sofia took part in the premier Yale Model United Nations as Delegate for Iran who represented Iran through international issues. She will attend Sacred Heart University, the Susan L. Davis & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing. In recognition of her academic strength, Sacred Heart University has invited Sofia to join the elite Thomas Moore Honors Program.

Maggie Wetmore:

Maggie has a GPA of 101.2 and is a President’s Honor Roll student while taking mostly AP and honors classes.

She has been a member of the girls’ volleyball and girls’ basketball program for all four years, she’s a team captain for volleyball, and she earned All-FCIAC Honorable Mention as a sophomore.

Maggie is the senior class president of Student Council, she’s a member of student ambassadors and peer ministry, she is also a writing center tutor and on the National Honor Society executive board.

Matthew Krekoska:

This National Honor Society member has been on the President’s Honor Roll every quarter of his high school career and Matt is also a member of the Math, English, and Spanish honor societies.

He has been a distance runner for all three seasons for the boys’ cross country, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field teams since his sophomore year and this year he is a team captain for both the cross country and indoor track teams.

Matt received the University of Rochester Bausch and Lomb Science Award during his junior year.

He is part of the debate, jeopardy, and ping pong clubs at school. Matt also volunteers for programs, organizations, and events at his church and at St. Joseph High School.