Walters Is Mountaire Farms/Civitas Media
Scholar-Athlete for May
Bladen's Abbey Walters has been named the
Mountaire Farms/Civitas Media Scholar-Athlete of
the Month for May. The award is given to one
student-athlete each month from either Bladen,
Robeson or Scotland Counties.
a senior three-sport star for the Lady Knights,
has led West Bladen to a 24-2 record and into
the fourth round of the NCHSAA Class 2-A
In the pitching
circle Walters has posted an 11-1 record with a
1.98 Earned Run Average. The hard-throwing
righthander has pitched four shutouts, saved
three games and struck out 93 batters in 81.1
At the plate Abbey has slugged
14 home runs, 6 doubles and 4 triples, while
batting a sizzling .602 with 48 runs scored and
45 runs batted in.
Walters has also
starred as a hard-hitting striker in volleyball
and as the second-leading scorer on West
Bladen's 20-7 basketball team.
also excels in the classroom with a Grade Point
Average of 4.36 that ranks seventh in her class.
Walters was presented with a trophy and
a banner for being named the Mountaire
Farms/Civitas Media Scholar-Athlete of the
Month. She will also receive a $1,000
Being selected as the
Scholar-Athlete of the Month also makes her a
candidate for the 2012-13 Scholar-Athlete of the
Year award which will be announced at a banquet
in June. The Scholar-Athlete of the Year award
carries an additional $1,500 scholarship.