Davis Chosen as Callahan Scholar Athlete

Callahan Winner Katie DavisKatie Davis, a senior at New Albany High School, has been named the Lindy Callahan Scholar Athlete by the Mississippi High School Activities Association.  She was selected as the most outstanding female scholar athlete in District I.

Katie, a 4.0 honor student and multi-sport athlete, has participated in cheerleading, tennis, soccer, and powerlifting during her high school career.  She has received division honors in both soccer and tennis.  She has been a member of the state championship tennis teams for the past three years.

Davis is one of 16 seniors from across the state selected for the $1,500 scholarship. The honorees — one boy and one girl from high schools in each of the MHSAA’s eight geographical districts — were chosen for their academic accomplishments as well as their participation in high school athletics and extracurricular activities.

“We are proud of Katie being honored for this prestigious award,” said Lance Evans, NAHS Principal.  “She is a wonderful example of a well-rounded student athlete.”

Katie is the daughter of Joe and Jennie Davis.

She was honored at the MHSAA’s Lindy Callahan annual banquet on April 4.