Leadership is a word that can best describe The Daily News Journal’s 2018-19 All Sports President’s Cup honorees.
Smyrna’s Ashley Barrientos and Central Magnet’s Carson Sheumaker exemplified leadership during their high school careers as student-athletes, earning the DNJ’s top honor, presented by Wilson Bank & Trust.
“All my life I’ve tried to be an all-around well balanced person,” said Barrientos, who was a soccer standout for four years with the Lady Bulldogs, earning first-team all-area her final three seasons.
“I give a lot of credit to my parents when I see how much they’ve given me. They came here (from Mexico) with just the clothes on their backs. And the community has done so much for me and my future. Starting around junior year is when I really started thinking about giving back to the community that helped me grow into who I am.”
Among the things Barrientos has done to give back… continue reading here