Lumenello and Hayward named ‘Student-Athlete of the Month’ for January and February

Post date: Mar 25, 2016 7:14:43 PM

Alexender Lumenello and Nathaniel Hayward have been selected Student-Athlete of the Month for January and February respectively at Wells High School. This award is in recognition of their academics, and excellence in school sports and sportsmanship, both on and off the field.

Presenting plaques to Lumenello and Hayward on March 18th were WHS Activities Director Jack Molloy, Pamela Moody-Maxon of Moody Maxon Real Estate, and John C. Kreie of Cole Harrison Insurance Agency. Cole Harrison Insurance Agency and Moody Maxon Real Estate are sponsors of the Student-Athlete of the Month award program at Wells High School. It is the WHS administration that selects the recipients for this award.

January’s Student-Athlete of the Month, Alexender Lumenello, a senior, was recognized for his performance on the WHS Boys Indoor Track Team. In February, he placed 2nd at the State Class B track meet at Bowdoin College. There he ran 400 meters in 52.77 seconds. At the New England Championships in Boston, Lumenello ran the 600 meter distance in 126.24 seconds placing 19th out of 35. As a result, Lumenello now holds the WHS record in running 600 meters. In March, he received the Warrior Pride Award for Boys Indoor Track at WHS’s Winter Sports Awards.

February’s Student-Athlete of the Month, Nathaniel Hayward, is a junior. He is being recognized for his diving skills on the Kennebunk Boys Swimming and Diving Team. At the Class B state championship meet at Bowdoin College in February, Hayward earned the state title in the 1-Meter Diving competition. Overall the team ended up earning 8th place at the meet. In March, Hayward was honored for winning the Class B state title at the WHS Winter Sports Awards and at the March 3rd WOCSD School Committee meeting where he received a Certificate of Recognition.

From left to right is Jack Molloy, Pam Moody-Maxon, Nathaniel Hayward (February Athlete of the Month), Alexender Lumenello (January Athlete of the Month), and John Kreie.