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Scott Smyth

Warsaw's Smyth mental attitude award winner

Warsaw's Scott Smyth was named winner of the Mental Attitude Award at the boys soccer state finals Saturday. The Tigers lost 2-0 to Cathedral in the state semifinals.

Smyth has been involved in many groups and organizations throughout the last four years including S.A.D.D., Freshman Mentoring Program, peer mediation, as well as National Honor Society.

Smyth is also a member of the IHSAA Student Advisory Committee and the Kosciusko Endowment Youth Services where he has served as secretary for a year and president for 2 years.

Smyth, the student body vice-president, has also volunteered for Headstart, the Salvation Army, and numerous other philanthropic initiatives.

A member of the 2010 state finalist team, Smyth has been a starting defender for three years as well as being voted Rookie of the Year during his freshman season.

He has also earned letters in Football and Track & Field where he was a 2010 state qualifier in the 3,200-meter relay and a member of the state Track & Field All-Academic team.

Smyth plans to attend either Indiana University or Purdue University majoring in either pre-med or biomedical engineering.

He is the son of JoElla Smyth of Warsaw.

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.