The following five (5) individuals will be inducted into the Caldwell Academy Sports Hall of Fame class of 2021-2022 on Friday, 11 February at half time of the varsity boys’ basketball game.
Cassie Thompson (c/o 2017) was a key contributor to both the volleyball and swim programs while at Caldwell. Thompson was a five-year starter for the volleyball team. During that time the Eagles won 122 matches, achieved two state runner-up-finishes and won the 2015 state championship. Thompson was a four-time all-conference selection, conference player of the year and earned NCISAA All-State honors her senior year. Third all -time in volleyball program in kills and digs. Played collegiately at US Coast Guard Academy. As a member of the swim team, she was a key contributor in numerous events. Her efforts helped push Caldwell to four conference titles, 3 time all conference and a state championship during her career.
Spencer Peterman, (c/o 2012) was a four-year standout in soccer and helped lead the Eagles to 68 wins, two conference titles, two final four appearances, and an NCISAA state runner-up finish. During his career, Peterman earned 3 all-conference, 2 all-state, and all-region honors. Is Caldwell’s all-time leader in goals scored.
Amanda Jenkins, (c/o 2017) was a two-time winner of the Eagle of the Year award given to the school’s top athlete. She was a three-sport standout competing in volleyball, swimming and track. Two-time all-conference volleyball player, NCISAA All- State, all-time leader in career blocks, all-state track & field & holds school record in long jump.
David Helton, father of Caldwell alum Cliff Helton (c/o 2018), served as a volunteer with the athletic department for seven years. He was the ” voice of the Eagles ” for numerous athletic events and spent countless hours volunteering as a member of the Eagle Club leadership team. His efforts contributed greatly to the enhancement and enjoyment of the Caldwell athletics experience for our school community.
Mack Wright is our final member. Mack passed away in June of 2020, was a member of the Caldwell Academy facilities team. He worked tirelessly on the athletic facilities to ensure a great experience for our students and community. More importantly, Mack was a bright light in the overall Caldwell community with his BIG smile and kind words each day. Often, he would attend off campus athletic events to show support four our student-athletes. His Christ-like example still impacts our student, student-athletes, and school community to this day.
Courtesy of Bob Black
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