The Greater Omaha Sports Committee announced its fall scholar-athletes last week during a luncheon at the Downtown DoubleTree, honoring eight girls and four boys from 11 Omaha-area schools.
Helping to present the awards were Bellevue University Athletic Director Ed Lehotak and 1971 Outland Trophy winner Larry Jacobson.
The selections, by sport:
Football: Zach Cook, Omaha Burke; Isaac Aakre, Millard North.
Volleyball: Leanna Willer, Elkhorn; Alexa Johnson, Papillion-La Vista; Kelly Hunter, Papillion-La Vista South.
Softball: Lia Mancuso, Omaha Central; Jen Daro, Omaha Skutt.
Golf: Sarah Pravecek, Omaha Marian; Erin Hodges, Omaha Westside.
Cross country: Joe Harter, Millard West; Sidney Hirsch, Millard West.
Tennis: Nikolaos Piperis, Omaha Creighton Prep.