The Miller Media Group and the First National Bank in Taylorville are proud to present the area athletes of the month.
Female Athlete of the Month
The Female Athlete of the Month is Kara Brockamp. Kara is a senior outside hitter on the Morrisonville Lady Mohawks volleyball team. Kara, on the year, has 71 digs, 66 service points and 22 kills to go along with 6 aces and 3 assists. Coach Ferril states that having Kara on the court is like having another coach. She says Kara exemplifies what she wants in a player with her leadership, encouragement and all out effort.
Male Athlete of the Month
The Male Athlete of the Month is David Gideon. David is a senior safety on the Taylorville Tornado football team. So far, David has logged 21 solo tackles and 36 total tackles. He also, has 1 fumble recovery and 4 interceptions, 1 returned for a touchdown. Coach Odam praises David and states that he runs the defensive secondary while on the field. He also states that David's leadership has helped the Tornadoes achieve the success they have had this year.
The Miller Media Group and The First National Bank in Taylorville salute these athletes for their hard work and dedication. Watch every month as we select a male and female athlete from the towns in Central Illinois.