Adena Health System names High School Athletes of the Year for 2019-2020

  • July 30, 2020
  • News

CHILLICOTHE, OH (July 30, 2020) – Adena Health System Sports Medicine is proud to announce its 2019-2020 male and female Athletes of the Year scholarship recipients. Adena’s Athlete of the Month Program is open to all high school senior athletes in Adams, Fayette, Gallia, Highland, Hocking, Jackson, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Vinton counties. The outstanding student athletes are recognized for making a considerable effort to maintain a higher grade point average and perform community service, while reaching high levels of athletic accomplishment. Monthly winners are then eligible for the Athlete of the Year scholarship.

Adena Sports Medicine High School Male Athletes of the Year:

  • Noah Donley, Oak Hill High School
  • Nate Keiser, Unioto High School

Adena Sports Medicine High School Female Athletes of the Year:

  • Rylee Fee, Vinton County High School
  • Abigail Meldick, Oak Hill High School
  • Hannah Stark, Adena High School

“The 2020 graduating class faced many challenges and adversities due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Melissa Richendollar, Adena’s Director of Rehabilitation Services. “Adena Sports Medicine felt it was only fitting that we celebrate multiple winners this year, and to recognize these outstanding young men and women for their achievements both on the field and in the classroom.”

The Adena Sports Medicine Athlete of the Year Scholarship is funded through activities conducted by Adena’s Sports Medicine Team, in conjunction with the Adena Health Foundation.

Congratulations to our winners and to all our 2019-2020 Adena Athletes of the Month recipients. For more information about the Adena Athlete of the Month program, visit