Logan Thomas, a 2020 graduate of Western Hills, is the KSSL scholarship recipient and winner of the BGO Champion Award. (Photo via Twitter)

Editor's Note: This story was updated at noon on June 24 to include that Logan Thomas was the recipient of the Jared Banta Legacy Scholarship.

Logan Thomas, a 2020 graduate of Western Hills, has been selected as the Kentucky Select Soccer League scholarship recipient.

Scholarship applicants must be high school seniors and must have participated in KSSL as a player or certified USSF official, have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0, demonstrate active service to the community andĀ demonstrate commitment to give back to the game of soccer.

Thomas was also the female winner of the BGO Champion Award sponsored by the Bluegrass Orthopaedics Foundation.

The award honors student-athletes at the high school level who have distinguished themselves by overcoming adversity or injury and have returned and excelled beyond expectations in their sport.

The award included a $2,500 scholarship.

Thomas was awarded the Jared Banta Legacy Scholarship, which is offered to graduating seniors at WHHS.Ā This scholarship was established in 2017 by Nancy A. Compson to create a permanent legacy in memory of her grandson, Jared E. Banta.

Eligible candidates must be involved in sports and/or the arts, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, demonstrate financial need and plan to attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university, with preference given to students who plan to attend college in Kentucky or Ohio.

Thomas will be attending Transylvania, where she will be on the swim and triathlon teams.

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