Avon Grove High School senior Bethann Lee Ilgenfritz (seated, center) will run track next year for Division I Towson University in Towson, Md.

Bethann will run cross-country and distance track for the Tigers in the Colonial Conference.  She was co-captain of the cross country team for two years, a state qualifier in the 4-by-800 relay, a district qualifier in the 800, and a member of Avon Grove's 2013 Ches-Mont League Champion Track and Field Team. Bethann was also awarded the Coach's Award in cross-country and the senior spirit award this year.

Parents, coaches, school administrators and friends attended a scholarship signing ceremony for her recently at the high school.  Pictured along with Bethann (center, seated) are (standing, left to right) Jim Connor, Avon Grove High School athletic director and assistant principal; Wayne Howard, track coach; Duane Carroll, postsecondary guidance counselor; parent Bob Ilgenfritz; and Scott Searfoss, 12th grade guidance counselor. Also pictured is parent Christy Ilgenfritz (seated, right) and Ariel Pastore-Sebring, cross-country co-captain.