Payson Maydew, Pratt High School alum, was honored recently by Emporia State University as one of their most outstanding student-athletes.
A freshman, Maydew was the recipient of the Undergraduate Award of Excellence, which is given to an outstanding male and female underclass student athlete who excels in the areas of athletic performance, academic achievement and community service.
Maydew finished 3rd at last weekend’s MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a provisional qualifying mark of 6,615 points. At the MIAA Indoor, he was 4th in the heptathlon with 5,133 points and placed 10th nationally in the event. He also has a 4.0 cumulative grade point average..