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File #: 17-721    Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 10/18/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/27/2017 Final action:
Title: Presentation of Texas Amateur Athletic Federation local and regional Athletes of the Year.
Robin Kunkel, Recreation Manager
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Presentation of Texas Amateur Athletic Federation local and regional Athletes of the Year.

Each year, the City of New Braunfels recognizes the exceptional accomplishment of athletes in our community. This year, we recognize two individuals who have excelled in their participation in programs affiliated with the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. The TAAF Athlete of the Year program recognizes athletes based on their participation in TAAF sports, sportsmanship, attitude and effort, overall athletic participation and achievement, and special attributes or circumstances.

The 2017 Local TAAF Athletes of the Year for New Braunfels and Region 3 are:
Kaylin N. Cass & Noah Barrera

Kaylin Cass is a 12 year old 7th Grade Honor Student at New Braunfels Middle School and is a member of the Volleyball Team. She is the daughter to very proud parents Michael and Tammy Cass and has three siblings.
This is Kaylin's second year on the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Rapids Track Program. In the 2016 Regional's she successfully placed first in the 4 x 100 Meters Relay. This year, in the 2017 Regional's, Kaylin finished 3rd Place in the 100 Meters which qualified her for state competition.
Kaylin is an avid volunteer who believes in giving back to the community. She has volunteered at Camp Agape for four years making gifts for the children who have lost loved ones, and helped organize collection efforts for those that were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Noah Barrera is more than just a great swimmer. He started with the Dolphins swim team in 2009 at the age of six, emulating his older brother, Isaac. He shows up on time, and attends more than the recommended practices for his age group. Noah sets the example of respectfulness and is willing to listen and execute instruction with a smile on hi...

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