Memorial Foundation names Scholar Athletes of the Week for April 2

High School seniors Lauren Buschur and Cameron Cagas, both from Belleville East High School, were chosen as Memorial Foundation’s Scholar Athletes for the week of April 2.

The scholar athlete program, sponsored by Memorial Foundation in cooperation with Memorial Rehab and Sports Medicine and Memorial Medical Group Orthopedics and Sports Medicine recognizes one male and one female senior scholar athlete from a high school in Memorial’s primary and selected secondary service area. The weekly award winners from September 2017 through April 2018 will be eligible for one of two $1,500 scholarships to be awarded in May 2018.

Nominated by Coach Andy Bohanon, Lauren has a 3.94 GPA and participates on the tennis and soccer teams. She participates in National Honor Society and volunteers with the Red Cross and Caring Hearts.

Cameron was nominated by his mother, Amy Cagas. He has a 5.0 GPA and participates on the tennis and soccer teams. He has received various accolades in both sports and received the Joe Dressler Soccer Character Award. He has taken all honors, AP and dual credit courses. He volunteers with Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Lauren Buschur and Cameron Cagas, Belleville East High School