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Eric Sprecker – Athlete of the Month – Presented by Todd Benway State Farm

Eric Sprecker is a senior at Derby High School. He joined the Scholars Bowl as a freshman and has been on the team ever since. This is his fourth year as a Panther and said he is ready for graduation in May. Sprecker plays tennis, is in the school marching band, as well as the high school basketball pep band. Chemistry is his favorite subject, but Sprecker said Science is a topic he enjoys learning about most of all. He also takes as many AP classes as possible. 

Rachel Hovey is the Physics teacher at Derby High School and is Eric’s Scholars Bowl advisor. Hovey said that Eric is “polite, respectful, a great leader, and he is always willing to help out the younger players.” Outside of school Eric helps with activities for the local 4-H Club and he participates in the community projects that are around the area. 

In the fall, he is interested in attending Kansas State University and plans on studying chemical engineering. Eric said he is looking forward to the end of the school year because, “It is always nice to be finished with classes. Then you can look back to see what was accomplished during the year.” 

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