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Fort Edward’s Fish named award winner

SCHENECTADY — Morgan Fish, a senior at Fort Edward High School, has been named as one of the 10 scholastic award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year.

Fish, who competes in volleyball and basketball, will be recognized at the first-ever Capital District Sports Women of the Year Awards Gala on May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the GE Theatre at Proctors in Schenectady. Tickets for the Gala will go on sale April 13 at proctors.org and at the Proctors Box Office.

The Capital District Sports Women of the Year honors the best and brightest female student athletes from high schools and colleges in the Capital District of New York State. The student-athletes will be recognized for their achievements in academics, athletics and community service. More information is provided at the website, cdswoy.com.

Academically, Fish is the valedictorian of her 2020 Class and has a 99% overall average. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society. She is a New Visions Medical Program student.

Athletically, Fish was a four-year dual-varsity athlete and multi-year starter for each sport. Her teams made the sectional final in both volleyball and basketball, and she served as the captain for both sports. Fish earned the Top Scholar-Athlete Award from Section 2 during the basketball season and was an Adirondack League Scholar-Athlete representative as well as a News Channel 13 Athlete of the Week in the fall.

Fish’s community service includes Double H Ranch, Key Club, Student Council, Operation Santa, Regional Food Bank, Platoon Land Farm, and Peer Mentor Leader. Throughout the past six years, she has taken it upon herself to work with area service providers on numerous occasions. Her work with the Regional Food Bank and Platoon Land Farm help support local families. Her work with the Double H Ranch prepares their facilities for the summer programs they offer. Through part of her work with the National Honor Society, Morgan has helped maintain Fort Edward’s community garden.

Fish joins Northville’s Brytney Moore, Galway’s Rachel Wnuk, Middleburgh’s Makenzie Terrell, Lake George’s Rachel Hunsicker as those who will be honored at the event.

CDSWOY will announce the next student-athlete on March 24 and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through April 7.

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