Penn Station Athlete of the Year

NASHVILLE WINNERS

Athlete of the Year Winner

Joe Nelson Smith Jr. Penn Station Athlete of the Month

Joe Nelson Smith Jr.

Beech High School

Spring Winners

Will Cole Penn Station Athlete of the Month

William Jerome Cole III (Will)

Middle Tennessee Christian School

Parents: Rhonda and Jerome
Sibling(s):
Favorite Penn Station Store: Memorial Blvd, Murfressboro
Favorite Penn Station Sandwich: Chicken Teriyaki
Sports Hero: Taylor Lewan and Mike Fisher
Extracurricular Activities: Beta Club, Agriculture Club, Young Republications Club.
Favorite Book: The Bible
Role Model: Thomas Holton (grandfather)
Plans after high school: "Attend MTSU in fall and major in construction management."

James Conner Mitchell Penn Station Athlete of the Month

James Conner Mitchell (Conner)

Battle Ground Academy

Parents: Tracy and Robert
Sibling(s): Addy and Keaton
Favorite Penn Station Store:
Favorite Penn Station Sandwich:
Sports Hero: Sean Taylor and Dave Schultz
Extracurricular Activities: Sports Ethics Committee Leaders, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leaders, Student Council, Peer Leaders, Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy.
Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Role Model: Dad and Grandfathers
Plans after high school: "Play football at Rhodes College and eventually obtain a Doctorate Degree."

Winter Winners

Brinae Alexander Penn Station Athlete of the Month

Brinae Alexander

Riverdale High School

Parents: Stephanie Davis
Sibling(s): Brianne Alexander, Tonie Davie
Favorite Penn Station Store: Medical Center Parkway
Favorite Penn Station Sandwich: Chick Teriyaki, no onions
Sports Hero: Stephanie White and Joy Cheek
Extracurricular Activities: National Honors Society.
Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Role Model: Carolyn Peck
Plans after high school: "Graduate Vanderbilt and become an engineer."

Joe Nelson Smith Jr. Penn Station Athlete of the Month

Joe Nelson Smith Jr.

Beech High School

Parents: Christy and Joe
Sibling(s): Alex and Faith
Favorite Penn Station Store: Indian Lake, Hendersonville, TN
Favorite Penn Station Sandwich: Chicken Parmesan
Sports Hero: Derek Jeter
Extracurricular Activities: Beta Club, FCA Leader, National Honors Society Member, Student Council Vice President.
Favorite Book: Into the Wild
Role Model: My Parents
Plans after high school: "Continue sports in college, get a degree in engineering, be a light to this dark world."

Fall Winners

Alexis Wheeler Penn Station Athlete of the Month

Alexis Wheeler

Donelson Christian Academy

Parents: Tara Snow and James Wheeler
Sibling(s): Jamie Wilkerson and Devon Wheeler
Favorite Penn Station Store: Mount Juliet
Favorite Penn Station Sandwich: Tuna Salad
Extracurricular Activities: National Honors Society, Student Council, Student Ambassador, Interact Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Legacy Show Choir, YELL (Youth Excelling and Learning Leadership), and Girls State.
Plans after high school: "To attend Bethel University in the fall of 2018 with a major in Athletic Training."

Aaron Sears Penn Station Athlete of the Month

Aaron Sears

Oakland High School

Parents: Brian and Elaine
Sibling(s): Brianna
Favorite Penn Station Store: Memorial Blvd.
Favorite Penn Station Sandwich: Chicken Teriyaki
Extracurricular Activities: Listening to music, hanging with friends and hiking.
Plans after high school: "Attend college and be a kicker on the football team."