Lakota Shout Outs 11.15.19

Lakota Shout Outs: Nov.15, 2019 Edition
Posted on 11/20/2019
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 Lakota West Girls Soccer Wins State Championship

On Nov. 9, the Lakota West girls soccer team finished what they set out to a state championship. It’s the first girls soccer title since 1999. The team, which is ranked fifth in the nation by USA Today, finished the season with a record 22 wins and is the first undefeated soccer team in the history of Lakota Local Schools.

The team defeated Whitehouse Anthony Wayne in a 2-1 victory at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus. The game winning goal was scored by junior Kailyn Dudokovich with just 13 seconds left on the clock.

Dudokovich’s stellar season has earned her titles of D-1 Player of the Year and Ms. Soccer by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. The 50 goals she scored this season broke a Greater Cincinnati record set in 1986 and secured her ranking as 11th in all-time state history.

Chamber Honors Two 'Women of Excellence'

Anne Broshear, an intervention specialist at Plains Junior School, and Lakota East alumnae Nia Butts were among this year’s ten “Women of Excellence,” as named by the West Chester Liberty Chamber Alliance at its annual awards gala on Nov. 15. 

The annual event honors outstanding women, who through their careers or volunteerism, have enhanced business, education, culture, philanthropy, and provided outstanding service to our region. Broshear was recognized for her 20-year career at Lakota that has been marked by a unique approach to involving the community in her multiple disabilities classroom. A 2019 graduate now attending Bowling Green State University, Butts was recognized for the monumental impact her service continues to have at East, particularly through her generous support of the Edge Teen Center.

East Educator Named Butler Tech Secondary Teacher of the Year

Nikki Drew, exercise science teacher at Lakota East High School, has been named the Butler Tech Secondary Teacher of the Year. After receiving nominations from each Butler Tech campus and associate school, Drew was honored, in part, because of her commitment to empowering student voice and fostering positive relationships with both students and colleagues. Drew has taught the Butler Tech class at Lakota East for eight years.

Administrators from both Butler Tech and Lakota surprised Drew during class to share the news with her. Drew’s nomination has now been entered for both the Ohio Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year and the Association of Career and Tech Educators in 2020.


Student-Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

Lakota East and West high schools held their first athletic signing events of the year on Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA National Letter of Intent signing period for all sports (except for football). Sixteen student-athletes at Lakota East signed early commitments to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level; Lakota West had six students participate in its signing ceremony. 

Lakota East

Brock Aten – Golf – IUPUI 
Hannah Cech – Swimming – University of Arkansas 
Samantha Dodd – Soccer – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 
Preston Dorsey – Baseball – Wittenberg University
Nathan Haberthier – Baseball – Ohio State University 
Hailey Holtman – Softball – Hillsdale College
Danielle Horter – Cross Country/ Track – Lee University
Peyton Houston – Golf – Wright State University 
Lizzie Jantausch – Swimming – University of Cincinnati 
Maggie McMullen – Volleyball – Mount St. Joseph’s University 
Sarah Norcom – Volleyball – University of Cincinnati 
Dylan Risola – Baseball – Marietta College
Alanna Schlaeger – Crew – Robert Morris University 
Alexis Trammel – Soccer – Northern Kentucky University 
Mitchell Vincent – Baseball – University of Charleston 
Tara Witkowski – Swimming – Dennison University 

Lakota West

Nevaeh Dean - Basketball – Virginia Tech 
Grace Glosson - Swimming-University of Buffalo 
Vanessa Menchofer - Soccer – Ashland University
Regan Meyer - Soccer – Marshall University
Jenna Sitarski - Soccer – Ohio Northern University
Madison Snowden – Soccer – Valparaiso University