OCHS Junior Paige Thies Receives Gatorade’s Player of the Year Award for Oregon State

In a remarkable display of talent and dedication, Paige Thies, a standout volleyball athlete from Oregon City School District, has been named the Gatorade Player of the Year. This prestigious award, given annually to high-performing student-athletes who excel in both sports and academics, highlights Thies' exceptional achievements on and off the court.

Paige Thies has not only led her volleyball team to numerous victories but has also set new standards in athletic performance. Her coaches and teammates consistently praise her work ethic, sportsmanship, and leadership, making her an exemplary figure in the Oregon City School District's sports community.

Beyond the volleyball court, Thies excels academically, maintaining an impressive 4.02 weighted GPA and participating in various extracurricular activities. Her commitment to excellence extends to community service, where she volunteers regularly as a youth volleyball coach. Her involvement in community service activities demonstrates her understanding of the importance of giving back and being a role model for younger students. This holistic approach to her life as a student-athlete is precisely what the Gatorade Player of the Year award celebrates.

The Oregon City School District is thrilled to congratulate Paige Thies on this well-deserved honor. Her achievements are a beacon of inspiration, and our district is excited to see what the future holds for this remarkable student-athlete.

About the Gatorade Player of the Year Program: The Gatorade Player of the Year program recognizes the nation's most outstanding high school talents for their athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character.

Find the press release from Gatorade Player of the Year here: http://playeroftheyear.gatorade.com/poy/assets/writable/81819/2024_VB_PThies.pdf

Read more about Paige Thies’s award here: http://playeroftheyear.gatorade.com/winner/paige-thies/40042

Read Paige Thies’s Oregonian Player of the Year award here: http://www.oregonlive.com/highschoolsports/2023/11/just-one-of-those-special-people-paige-thies-a-catalyst-for-a-special-season-for-oregon-city-oregonianoregonlive-volleyball-player-of-the-year.html


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