Jessica Camp

Parents: Dusty and Carla Camp

Class Rank: 4th

Type Course: CCP, AP, and Honors Diploma

School: Miami Trace High School

Sports: Volleyball, Softball, Tennis, and Swim.

Part I – Athletics

(Must participate in at least two varsity sports)

Sport: Softball No. Years- 4 Varsity Letters- 4

Sport: Volleyball No. Years- 3 Varsity Letters- 3

Sport: Swim No. Years- 1 Varsity Letters- 1

Sport: Tennis No. Years- 1 Varsity Letters- 1

What special awards did this candidate receive as an athlete?

Volleyball:

During volleyball, I was a fall scholar athlete all three years that I played volleyball.

Tennis:

During tennis, I was a fall scholar athlete.

Swim:

During swim, I was a winter scholar athlete. I was awarded the most improved female swimmer award as well.

Softball:

Freshman year I was a spring scholar athlete, First Team All SCOL, and Second Team All SE District. My sophomore year I was a spring scholar athlete, First Team All SCOL, Second Team All SE District, JJ Huddle / Max Preps Ohio high school softball athlete of the week, and the McDonalds Spring female athlete. My Junior year I was a spring scholar athlete, First Team All FAC, and First Team All-District. The awards for my senior season have not been announced at this time.

I was also awarded the Archie Griffin Sportsmanship award for displaying sportsmanship during and after sports contests.

Statistics:

Softball Stats

2015-2016 school year

My batting average was a .403 with 27 hits and 18 RBI’s.

2016-2017 school year

My batting average was a .483 with 28 hits and 22 RBI’s.

2017-2018 school year

My batting average was a .436 with 24 hits and 25 RBI’s.

2018-2019 school year

My batting average is a 0.448 with 27 hits and 16 RBI’s.

Part II – Scholastic

Grade point average: 3.912

Scholastic Awards:

National Honor Society for 2 years.

Top 10 in my class each year.

Scholar athlete for each sports season.

Academic Booster Club scholarship winner

Academic letter recipient.

Senior female Americanism test winner for Miami Trace.

School-related projects (State Science Fair, library/office assistant, for example)

Attended the Be Wise STEM camp.

Main office worker for each year.

Community service through the school includes;

Volunteering at the Adults with Disabilities Dance.

Made blizzard bags for the Commission on Aging.

Volunteered at Stuff the Bus for 3 years.

Served lunch at the Commission on Aging for the elderly in the community.

Served dinner for the Kiwanis Club.

Organized the Coby Strong bracelet donations and helped with the Coby Strong window painting.

Helped organize a donation drive at my school for the Buckeye Military Families Operation Sharing Hearts pack.

Part III – Leadership

List membership in and/or leadership roles held in any club, church, community or school organization. (Also not community projects)

Key Club member for 4 years.

Student Government member for 4 years. (Secretary for 1 year and Vice President for 1 year)

National Honor Society member for 2 years.

Spanish Club member for 2 years.

Class officer (Secretary for 2 years during my sophomore and junior years)

Member of the Midway Presbyterian Church in Sedalia Ohio.

Volunteers with the Buckeye Military Families.

American Legion Auxiliary member.

Coach’s comments concerning leadership abilities

It is an honor to nominate Jessica Camp for the Clarence A. Christman Jr. Award. Jessica’s successes come from hard work and dedication to the program and any school activity she participates in. She is ranked 5th (CCP & AP classes) in her class. She is involved in Key Club (4 yrs), Student Government (4 yrs), National Honor Society (2 yrs), Spanish Club (2 yrs), Class officer, Softball (varsity 4 yrs), Volleyball (varsity 3 yrs), Swimming (varsity 1 yr), Tennis (Varsity 1 yr), Basketball (JV 1 yr).

Outside of school she is a member of the Midway Presbyterian Church, works with Buckeye Military Families, works with Miami Trace Boosters, and works with younger kids at softball. Athletic awards, Jessica has received while at Miami Trace include all league in softball Freshman, Sophomore and Junior years with Senior year awards yet to be announced. As a freshman and sophomore Jessica was Second Team All District. As a junior she made All district and was a MAX PREP Athlete of the week. The talent that Jessica has brought to Miami Trace as a student-athlete is second to none. It’s been a honor to coach Jessica Camp. Best Wishes at Capital University next year.

Joe Henry, MT Head Softball Coach

Jessica played tennis this year for the first time and proved how athletic she was by how quickly she learned and how well she played. I wish I could have had her all four years, she may have been amazing! You could just tell she was a leader as the other team members took right to her. She always agreed to do anything I asked of her and was extremely easy to get along with. Unfortunately for her and the team, we had 24 girls on the team this year, which really cut down the amount of time she was able to play matches. When she was asked to play, she put forth her best but also had fun as she played. I think she would be a great match for the Christman Award as she does so much in the community and she is an amazing athlete with a great personality!

Kim Schirtzinger, MT Girls Tennis Coach

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