- Post by: mcalibrary
- January 3, 2024
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Carol Varano, a senior at Mount Carmel Area High School is this year’s Scholar Athlete recipient and fits perfectly with previous winners of this award.
Athletically, Carol has won 10 letters in three different sports at Mount Carmel Area. She has been a four year starter at guard for the Lady Tornado basketball team and served as Co-Captain this past season. She has led the team in assists over the past 2 years as well as being the team’s leading three point threat. She has won the team’s Scholar Athlete Award for three years as well as the Mattucci’s Chef Award. She has just been notified that she will play in the Northumberland County Basketball All-Star contest on April 6th as a member of the South Team.
Carol has also lettered for 4 years on the Lady Tornado track team excelling in both the hurdles and jumps and earned 2 letters while running cross country. She has been involved in intramural volleyball and powder puff football, as well as cheerleading during her varsity career. She has been chosen to both the Homecoming and Field Day courts.
Most impressive, considering all the time spent on the filed or the court, Carol has managed to rank second academically in her graduating class. She is a member of the Nation Honor Society, National Athletic Honor Society and has been nominated for Nation Honor Society Scholarship. She has been a member of Student Government for the past 3 years, serves as the president of SADD, V.P. of the Interact Club, V.P. of the Spanish Club, Secretary of the Pep Club and serves as a Peer Tutor. She has also been involved with the school news and the establishment of the MCA Homepage.
Following graduation, Carol hopes to pursue a degree in child psychology at either Lycoming or Bucknell University. She is the daughter of Virginia and Frank Varano, Mount Carmel.