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2014 DoDDS-E Athlete of the Year

WIESBADEN, Germany | June 26, 2014

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We are proud to announce the 2014 DoDDS-E Athletes of the Year.

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Jourdan Hodge
Lakenheath High Schools

Jourdan was a two sport athlete participating in volleyball and basketball during the 13-14 school year.Her presence on the volleyball court did not go unnoticed by opposing coaches as she earned the following honors:Region I - 1st Team All Region; Division I All-Tournament Team and 1st Team All Europe.She continued to demonstrate her tenacity on the basketball court "as one of the most dominant post players" that her coach has seen in DoDDS-E.Jourdan's hard work and above-average skills earned her Region I - 1st Team All Region honors, selection to the Division I All-Tournament Team and 1st Team All-Europe.

We are honored to recognize two very special athletes in DoDDS-E. Both athletes will receive a plaque which will be sent to them in the coming weeks.


ThomasMale Athlete

Kelsey Thomas
Wiesbaden High School

Kelsey is a senior, participating in all three sports seasons.During the fall season, Kelsey was a key member of the Wiesbaden Warrior cross country team with a 6th place finish at the European championships earning him 1st Team All Europe honors in that sport.Again in the winter season, Kelsey was a standout athlete and was instrumental in the 2nd place finish by the Warriors in the Basketball European Championships.Kelsey was selected to the Region II - All Region 1st team, the Division I All-Tournament Team and the All-Europe 1st Team.The spring season proved to be another arena for Kelsey to display his athleticism.At the 2014 European Track Championships, Kelsey took home gold medals as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay Team and the 4 X 800 Relay Team.In the individual events, Kelsey took home the silver medal in the 1600 and a 4th place bronze medal in the 800.

Congratulations to you both!


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