By Paul Schmitt
A Southern Door High School student athlete is one of four finalists for the fifth annual Wisconsin Sports Award Scholarship. Senior Hannah Mallien was surprised at school on Wednesday by fellow students and her parents to find out that she will be receive either a $2,500 or $7,500 scholarship at the exclusive VIP Wisconsin Sports Awards banquet held in Madison on May 11. As part of the scholarship application, Mallien was required to write an essay about her community involvement. She shares her experience as a big sister for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program.
Mallien played four years of basketball and softball for the Eagles. She is the president of her class and also valedictorian with plans on attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the fall to study pharmacology and toxicology.