MARQUETTE - Seniors Addison Piotrowski and Billy Mullett were named Marquette Senior High School Athletes of the Month for September by the Superiorland Kiwanis at one of the organization's morning breakfast meetings.
Piotrowski, the daughter of Howard and Becky Piotrowski, is a captain on the Redettes volleyball team. She is a setter, playing in 22 games and has accumulated 38 service aces, the most on the team, along with 48 digs, 15 kills and 112 assists.
She has played high school volleyball since she was a freshman and also played freshman and JV basketball.
From left are Superiorland Kiwanis President John Wells III, Marquette Senior High School volleyball coach Sarah Peura, September female Athlete of the Month Addison Piotrowski, male athlete Billy Mullett, MSHS boys soccer coach Matt Tebo and MSHS athletic coordinator Jamie Tuma. (Submitted)
Piotrowski attended the Women in Engineering summer camp this year, earning a scholarship there. She volunteers at St. Peter Cathedral as a LifeTeen Usher, Marquette General Hospital, Habitat for Humanity and at the Marquette Marathon.
MSHS varsity head volleyball coach Sarah Peura cites Piotrowski as a great all-around player and a leader who shows consistent enthusiasm, drives her team to succeed, gives 100 percent on the floor and stays positive even in difficult situations.
Piotrowski has a 4.018 grade-point average and has earned Outstanding Academic Achievement for four years at MSHS. She plans to attend college and major in a prephysician assistant program.
Mullett, the son of Craig and Kasia Mullett, is a captain while in his third year on the Redmen varsity soccer team. He has scored four goals and has three assists, and was cited by MSHS boys varsity coach Matt Tebo for his ability to lead younger players by example in both practice and games.
Along with being a year-round soccer player, Mullett has been a diver on the Redmen varsity swimming team and a member of the varsity basball team. He also plays intramural basketball, hockey and futsal while enjoying swimming, cliff diving, long boarding and beach volleyball.
Mullett has a 3.4 GPA, been on the honor roll throughout high school and is a member of the National Honor Society. He belongs to the MSHS Astromony Club and attended American Legion Boys State last summer.
He has volunteered with the Soccer Committee fruit sale distribution and at St. Peter Cathedral as an usher and catechism assistant.
Mullett plans to attend college to pursue a degree in engineering.