Hanahan High School has partnered with Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers to recognize one student-athlete each week. Each in-season varsity head coach will nominate one athlete and the athletic department will determine who is deserving of this weekly award. The athlete of the week does not only consider each athletes game time performance stats, but also their acts as leaders and mentors on their perspective teams.
Oct 25 – 31, 2020-Jonny Perryman
Congratulations to Cross Country Senior Jonny Perryman for being named the Raising Canes Hanahan Athlete of the Week for October 25-31, 2020. On Thursday, October 30 Jonny hit his personal best for the season at our State Qualifying race, helping ensure the Hawks would advance to the state championship. Remarkably, it was the third week in a row where Jonny shaved thirty seconds or more from his previous race time—in this case, he dropped his time by 48 seconds, demonstrating he was approaching his peak performance.
Oct. 11 – 17, 2020-Andrew Stewart
Congratulations to Senior Football Player Andrew Stewart for being named the Raising Canes Hanahan Athlete of the Week for October 11-17, 2020. Andrew has not missed one day of workouts or practice since June 8th . He is a two way player and gives everything he has each day. He is also very respectful and a solid student in the classroom.
Oct. 4 – 10, 2020-Reid Farley
Congratulations to Swim Team Junior Reid Farley for being named the Raising Canes Hanahan Athlete of the Week for October 4-10, 2020. Reid is a member of the 200 Free Relay that went to State. He dropped time in his split in the relay the week before State, with a split of 27.09, and swam a split of 27.19 at State. This is a personal best time for him and the fastest he has ever swam in the 50 Free!
Sept. 27-Oct 3,2020-Nardos Gebreegziabher
Congratulations to Girls Tennis Sophomore Nardos Gebreegziabher for being named the Raising Canes Hanahan Athlete of the Week for September 27-October 3, 2020. Playing at #5 Singles, vs. Academic Magnet, Nardos was the first member of our tennis team, singles or doubles, to win a set against any of our opponents! This rallied our team, and promoted a much needed positive team attitude and set the bar for others to achieve similar success!
Sept. 20-26, 2020-Zoe Szymanski
Congratulations to sophomore swimmer Zoe Szymanski for being named the Raising Canes Hanahan Athlete of the Week for September 20-26, 2020. Zoe had 3 consideration times by the end of the week, as well as working on the consideration for State as a member of the 200 Free Relay. She is a strong swimmer and works hard at practice, not spending a lot of time out of the pool during practice.
Sept. 13-19, 2020-Alex Herriott
Congratulations to football senior Alex Herriott for being named the Raising Canes Hanahan Athlete of the Week for September 13-19, 2020. Herriott plays on both sides of the ball, leading tackles on defense and has a 3.9 GPA.
Sept. 6 – 12, 2020-Anderson Thrower
Congratulations to junior Anderson Thrower for being named the Raising Canes Hanahan Athlete of the Week for September 6-12, 2020. Anderson, an all-around Volleyball player, assists the team with hitting, defending, setting, blocking and serving. Anderson is truly a remarkable player that leads her team by playing hard each game and performing to the best of her abilities.
Aug 30 – Sep 5, 2020-Gwen Croft
Congratulations to sophomore Gwen Croft for being named the Raising Canes Hanahan Athlete of the Week for August 30-September 5, 2020. Gwen, a Middle Blocker for the HHS Volleyball Team, has led the team in hitting and blocking all Season. Gwen is also a stellar student in the classroom and volunteers throughout the Hanahan Community.