Indiana High School Athletic Association

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Blake Ress, Commissioner


June 1, 2007


Fort Wayne Snider’s Samuel Lewis Awarded The Robert S. Hinshaw

Mental Attitude Award



Members of the IHSAA Executive Committee announced Samuel Lewis of Fort Wayne’s Snider High School as the winner of this year’s Robert S. Hinshaw Mental Attitude Award in Boys Track and Field.


Lewis finished fourth in the 800 meter run in this year’s state finals. He competed in track and cross country all four years.


Academically, he owns a 4.43 GPA and is the Valedictorian of his senior class of 446 and has been an honor roll student throughout his high school career. The last two years, he has been the vice president of the National Honor Society. Lewis was also a nominee for the 2007 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award.


Lewis will attend Xavier University on scholarship to run track and cross country. As a Musketeer he plans on studying business. Samuel is the son of Marc and Frances Lewis of Fort Wayne.


Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, the proud corporate partner of all IHSAA tournaments, presented a $1,000 scholarship to Snider High School in Lewis’s name.