soccer student-athletes

West Haven High School student-athletes Emma Walker of the girls' soccer team and Diego Soto of the boys' soccer team have been named Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC) Fall 2022 Scholar Athletes!

Walker and Soto are two of 46 scholar-athletes to be recognized by the SCC from 23 different schools.

The SCC Scholar Athlete recognition program honors the "best of the best" in the SCC. The recipients are selected by their school's coaches and athletic directors. In order to be named a scholar-athlete, students must have a minimum B (3.0) average overall and be a varsity letterwinner. Recipients should also demonstrate leadership qualities by being a positive role model for other students both on and off the field; exhibiting an ability to help a teammate overcome adversity; showing a commitment to self-improvement; putting the needs of the team before themselves.