Tanner Marks and Meri Krier are the recipients of the 2017 Yreka High School SiskiyouYouth.com Scholar Athlete of the Year awards. Marks and Krier were chosen for the scholarships by the faculty of Yreka High School based on a combination of academic and athletic performance.
Marks was a three sport athlete his senior year, playing football, soccer and baseball.
His GPA is 3.9, and he will attend College of the Siskiyous in the fall, majoring in Early Childhood Education. His goal is to become a kindergarten teacher. Marks also plans to kick for the Eagles football team.
Krier was a member of the Lady Miners Northern Section soccer championship team. She also ran for Yreka’s Northern Athletic League and NSCIF D-IV champion cross country squad. In track, she was the NSCIF D-II 800m champion and NSCIF overall 800m runner up.
Krier plans to attend Cal Poly Pomona, majoring in Marketing. Her high school GPA is 3.5. She does not currently plan to continue her running career in college, although she has left open the possibility of attempting to walk on to Cal Poly’s track team.
The scholarships are made possible by the support of Billy Mittan at Mittan Construction, and Jim McDonald of Siskiyou Collision Center.Share on Facebook