Wethersfield's Kayla Condon, along with Aaron Ky, were selected as the WHS Scholar Athletes of the Year
2020 graduates Kayla Condon and Aaron Ky were selected as the Wethersfield High School Scholar-Athletes of the Year for the 2019/2020 school year.
Condon participated in swimming, as well as both indoor and outdoor track and field, throughout her four years at WHS. She was an integral member of the Eagles swim team, who won a CCC divisional championship in each of her four years, and she qualified as an Academic All-American through the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association. She also excelled on the track where she currently holds four different school records (the Indoor 600M, Indoor 1000M, and both the Indoor and Outdoor Distance Medley Relay record). Condon served as a captain for both the swim team and the indoor track & field team at WHS.
Outside of athletics, Condon was very active in various school clubs and organizations. She was a student ambassador for the Bridge Program, has volunteered for the Hunger Project and is also the Vice President of the WHS Skills 21 Challenge Team, as well as being a member of the National and Spanish Honor Societies and received the Yale Book Award.
Outside of school, Condon volunteers at the Church of the Incarnation, worked for the Parks and Recreation Department as a certified lifeguard and donates time at her former elementary school.
Condon will study biomedical engineering at Worchester Polytechnic Institute next fall and will be a member of both the cross country and track and field teams.
Condon said this of her college decision, “I chose WPI because it was a good overall fit for me. It has everything I want academically and athletically and as soon as I visited campus I knew it was where I wanted to go. I am excited to participate in athletics at the college level and to be a part of the team at WPI.”
Ky was a member of the WHS tennis team for the past three years and participated in boys swimming for three seasons. He was also a member of the volleyball team as a freshman.
Ky had an incredible academic career at Wethersfield High School, earning many awards. He received the Advanced Placement Science Scholar Award, the Certificate of Merit at Boys' State, the Prize Book Award of the Harvard Alumni Association and the Rensselaer Medal Award.
In addition, Ky received the 2019 Superintendent's Award and is a member of both the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. He is also a member of the math team, science club, and the Choralaires.
Ky will attend the University of Connecticut and major in business.
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