Pottsgrove sends four student/athletes to next level

Four Pottsgrove High School seniors - Justin Collings, Naomi Hillen, Rachel Ludwig, Olivia Plotts - recently announced plans to continue their academic and athletic careers at the next level.

All photos courtesy of Pottsgrove athletic department

Justin Collings – Soccer – Marietta College
In picture from left, Jerry Witkowski (Pottsgrove coach), Justin Collings, Mark Collings (father)
Position: Outside Back
Past athletic achievements: 2nd team All-PAC Frontier Division; honorable mention All-Area (Mercury)
Academic/community service: Key Club, Arboretum, Student Government, DECA, National Honor Society
Parents: Mark and Shelly Collings
Anticipated college major: Health Sciences
Naomi Hillen – Track, Cross Country – Saint Francis
In picture from left, Cheryl Hillen (mother), Naomi Hillen, Larry Rechtin (Pottsgrove coach)
Events: Distance
Past athletic achievements: First team All-PAC 2018, 2019, 2020. PAC cross country individual champion 2018, PIAA Class 3A cross country championship medalist (15th) 2019
Academic/community service: Green Allies at the Althouse Arboretum
Parent: Cheryl Hillen
Anticipated college major: Environmental Engineering
Rachel Ludwig – Basketball – Widener
In picture from left, Lori Ludwig (mother), Rachel Ludwig, Mark Ludwig (father)
Position: Forward
Past athletic achievements: 2020 – All-PAC Frontier 2nd team; All-Area (Mercury) honorable mention
Academic/community service: Volunteer at local food kitchens
Parents: Lori and Mark Ludwig
Anticipated college major: Nursing
Olivia Plotts – Swimming – Lycoming
In picture from left, Gregory Plotts (father), Olivia Plotts, Amber Bradley (mother)
Events: Freestyle
Past athletic achievements: District qualifier (2020)
Academic/community service: National Honor Society, DECA, Tutoring, Althouse Arboretum Core Team
Parents: Amber Bradley and Gregory Plotts
Anticipated college major: Biology