The winner of the 2014 Tommy Bell Award for Lexington’s Outstanding High School Student-Athlete is Alison Miller of Henry Clay High School. This is the 29th annual award presented by the Lexington Rotary Club.
Alison was a six-year letter winner and team captain on the Henry Clay girls golf team. Alison helped lead the team to two Region Runner-Up finishes (2010 & 2011) and two Region Championships (2012 & 2013). She also played on the team for four City Championships.
In the 2012 State Tournament, she led the team to 3rd place posting a two day score of 163, which was low for the team. In 2013, she lowered her two day State total to 155 and helped again finish 3rd as a team while placing 19th individually to cap her fourth State appearance.
She was the Lexington Junior City Champion in 2012 and finished top of her age division in 2011 and 2013. Alison is an excellent student, earning a 4.7 weighted GPA and being an Academic All-State honoree for three years. She actively participates in National Honor Society and Beta Club and has taken six AP courses while at Henry Clay.
Not only is Alison involved in golf and school, but in the community as well. She has volunteered numerous times at Shriners Children’s Hospital, God’s Food Pantry, and the Salvation Army. She is about to continue her philanthropy on a mission trip to Haiti, which she leaves for Friday, May 9.
Alison is the 9th winner from Henry Clay High School and the 9th girl to win this award.