KISD's athletic trainers earn sports medicine scholarships

Five Katy ISD athletic trainers were awarded sports medicine scholarships from Memorial Hermann Katy recently. Pictured left to right are Craig Cordola, President of the West Region Memorial Hermann Health System, Heath Rushing, CEO of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, Natalie Fallert, Chris Whitten, Alexis Ali, Anjanette Koenig, Claire Schlicher, Bennett Johnson, Kaylin Michalec, Javet Forges, Se'Kenia Rinayo, Brianna Ungaro, Dallas Allmon, John Kueven, COO of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, Charlie Stevens and David Wilkinson.

Five Katy Independent School District (KISD) athletic trainers were recently awarded sports medicine scholarships from Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, the official healthcare provider for KISD.

Each recipient was awarded a $700 sports medicine scholarship in recognition of the distinguished service the students provide to KISD athletic programs.

This year’s recipients included: Alexis Ali from Mayde Creek High School, Kaylin Michalec from Cinco Ranch High School, Se’Kenia Rinayo from Morton Ranch High School, Claire Schlicher from Taylor High School, and Brianna Ungaro from Tompkins High School.

Ali is heading to Texas State University to study athletic training. Michalec will study sports medicine at the University of Arkansas. Rinayo will attend Lone Star College and plans to study business.

Schlicher is going to Sam Houston State University to study forensic chemistry. Ungaro is headed to Arizona State University to study nursing.

Memorial Hermann Katy is the official healthcare provider of KISD, providing education, training and medical services that support student athletes, their coaches and families. Memorial Hermann Katy also offers world-class, innovative orthopedic care. Services range from non-surgical and minimally-invasive procedures to surgery, and rehabilitation for muscle, joint and bone injuries and abnormalities.

For more information on Memorial Hermann Katy, visit memorialhermann.org/locations/katy or call 713-222-CARE.