Four WCS athletes have been named as Honorees for the annual Central Mass Sports Awards presented by the Worcester Telegram, USA Today and DCU Center.

The four honorees for the 2020-21 year are:

  • Joseph Thumann – Cross Country
  • Molly Lashley – Cross Country
  • Fiona Shaw – Volleyball
  • Olivia Fleming – Volleyball

The Central Mass High School Sports Awards is a nine-month athlete recognition program culminating in an awards show that headlines some of the biggest names in professional sports. The awards show, which will debut on this site at 8 p.m. EST Wednesday, June 30, 2021, will showcase athletes of the year in each sanctioned sport. On and off-field accomplishments of student athletes coaches and teams will also be recognized in the show.

This program is part of the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the largest high school sports recognition program in the country. Along with the chance to be honored at the regional level, top student athletes may also be recognized in the  statewide program. Athletes of the year recognized at the statewide level will be featured as honorees in the 25 sports included in the national awards show that premieres on the USA TODAY Newswire and Sportswire streaming channels at 8 p.m. EST on Thursday, Aug. 5. It will also be accessible on demand on the USA TODAY Sports awards website.