Hamden, CT -- Two senior student athletes - Katie Winkle (Sacred Heart Academy) and Jack Singleton (Guilford HS) - are the initial recipients of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists' "Comeback Player of the Year" scholarship award. Both students will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be used for their college education.
A corporate sponsor of the Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC), Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists P.C. (COS) offered a Comeback Player of the Year Scholarship for one male and one female athlete who participated in an interscholastic sport during the 2010/2011 season, and showed great leadership both on an off the field after their severe injury. Coaches and school's athletic directors nominated these student-athletes after they each suffered an unfortunate injury that prohibited them from play during their high school careers. -read full story