Town of Huntington Scholar Athletes Honored

Walt Whitman’s Kiara Brown and Scott McEntee grab a quick photo with Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, before they head into a reception honoring the townships scholar athletes.
Walt Whitman’s Kiara Brown and Scott McEntee grab a quick photo with Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, before they head into a reception honoring the townships scholar athletes.

The Town of Huntington Scholar-Athlete awards were presented at a recent town hall meeting to athletes representing each of the high schools in the township. Proudly representing Walt Whitman High School were seniors Kiara Brown and Scott McEntee. A bio, prepared by South Huntington’s Athletic Department, was read as family members beamed with pride! Congratulations to both of these exceptional students

Kiara Brown is a kind, intelligent, hardworking young lady who possesses an energy and enthusiasm for the arts and life that is contagious. Her incredible work ethic and unwavering focus have led to her many achievements in her cheering career. Her athletic achievements include: 6 year UCA All-American recipient, Power-4 record holder (since 2013), 2x Long Island Newsday cheerleader (2016 and 2018), Best Elite Cheerleader 2018, 1st place in Individual Elite performance (2018), Walt Whitman February Athlete of the Month (2018), Officials cup All-county 2018, Cheering for Charity representative, Wildcat Sports Camp cheer counselor, and 2 year Varsity Cheer Captain.

Kiara has volunteered her time with the wildcat cheer clinic and was a part of the school's natural helpers club. She is undecided where she will be attending college in fall.

Scott McEntee is a remarkable student-athlete who confidently balances his demanding academic obligations, athletic schedule, and volunteer service. Scott is the Captain of the Varsity Golf team and has been playing golf since he was five years old. The sport is a family tradition as he has been playing over the years with his grandfather, father, and older brother.

Scott is a valuable leader in our Walt Whitman High School community. As President and Captain of the National Science Bowl Team and National Honor Society member Scott's leadership contributions are vast and respected.

Scott's athletic awards include: Suffolk County Section XI, All-County West Fencing Team, First Team - Men's Epee, 2017-2018; Suffolk County Section XI, All-League West Fencing Team, First Team - Men's Epee, 2017-2018; Suffolk County Section XI, All-County, All-League Golf Team; 2017 Male Scholar-Athlete, November 2017; Boys Fencing Wildcat Hero, 2017; Boys Fencing Five Year Award, 2017; Boys Golf Five-Year Award, 2017; WWHS Scholar-Athlete Award, 2014-2018

In addition to Scott's athletic achievements, his academic accolades include American Legion NY Boys State June 2017, WWHS SAT/ACT Scholar February 2018, and College Board AP Scholar Award July 2017.  Scott has a 100.6 average, is ranked 4th in his graduating class and plans to attend Tulane University.