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Kara Sherrard, granddaughter of Vivian Sherrard of Hodgenville, received the Mayor’s Athlete of the Month award in Lancaster, Calif., in March for her athletic and academic achievements.
The senior volleyball player was named top outside hitter in the Golden League and named to the first team all-CIF in 2007. In 2008, she was named Golden League Player of the Year, again making first team.
Several colleges have expressed interest in her play.
She has maintained a 3.6 grade point average in high school.
She also played varsity soccer, earning Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2007. She was named MVP in the Hesperia Tournament and was first team in the 2008 Royal Tournament.
She holds the 440-meter record for Del Sur Middle School.
Sherrard is the daughter of retired Lt. Col. and Mrs. James Sherrard of Quartz Hill, Calif., and formerly of Hodgenville.