The Con Edison Westchester Scholastic Sports Award Program recognizes the ‘Scholar Athlete of the Week’
“The Con Edison Scholar Athlete of the Week”
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CON EDISON’S WESTCHESTER SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Magan Chin
This week’s winner of the Con Edison’s Westchester Scholar Athlete of the Week is Magan Chi, a Senior on the Scarsdale High School Volleyball Team. Magan, Their senior captain outside hitter, is why Scarsdale is 3-0 start over class AA teams this week. Magan was MaxPreps/AVCA New York State Player of the Week. In just one week, she tallied 84 kills, 76 digs, 64 receptions, 10 aces, and 5 blocks. She leads the team in kills and digs and in all three games, she had ‘double-double’ stats: Fox Lane, 12 kills, 15 digs; Horace Greeley, 18 kills, 18 digs; Suffern 15 kills, 12 digs. All-Tournament in the Briarcliff Tournament Sat.
Magan is on the Under Armor All-America Watch List. She competed in the 2019 junior national championships in Indianapolis after being 2019 GEVA regional champions with All Star Empire Volleyball Club. She also qualified and played at nationals in 2017 Minneapolis as a freshman when she was a member of Downstate 15 Black National team. She has competed in tournaments DC, Orlando, Dallas, Atlanta, etc. She keeps a grueling travel schedule while maintaining top grades in the most difficult classes. She is also a leader in the arts and student government.
Examples of leadership, citizenship and character include organizing freshmen orientation through student government and could be found between practices gathering materials for the freshman community service project of packing backpacks for underprivileged kids or leading groups of freshmen around campus. Other kids plan events or say they do things, but she DOES IT. She is a worker bee. She is the president of the National Art Honor Society for the school and is on the board of the school library as well as being a member of the National Honor Society.