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ATHLETICS
Karros, Manhattan Beach, Calif.,
who is a standout third baseman
for the UCLA Bruins, is a co-recipient.
He is the son of former
Los Angeles Dodger Eric Karros,
a member of the AHEPA Hellenic
Athletic Hall of Fame. He shared
the award with John Poulakidas,
Naperville, Ill., who is a standout
basketball player for Yale
University.
Evan Kanellos, Glenview,
Ill.,
is the recipient of the
John Poulakidas
2023 Scholar Athletes Awardees
AHEPA also announced the recipients of the Athletic
Department's 2023 Scholar-Athlete Awards. The students will
be honored at the 101st Annual Supreme Convention in Las
Vegas at the Athletic Luncheon on July 26, 2023.
The recipients are:
Sophia Alton, Amherst, N.H., is the recipient of the Past
Supreme President Phillip and Tula Frangos Scholarship.
Sophia captained the New Hampshire high school state lacrosse
champions. She is a member of the National Honor Society and
will play lacrosse at Assumption (MA) University.
Peter Athanailos, Floral Park, N.Y., is the recipient of a
Ranglas Family Scholar-Athlete Award. Peter is a track and
field athlete at Manhattan (NY) College, and a member of MAAC
Conference All-Academic Team.
George Thomas Belbas, Sioux Falls, S.D., is also a recipient
of a Ranglas Family Scholar-Athlete Award. George was
Academic All-State in track and a member of the state high
school championship football team. He attends the University
of Minnesota Carlson School of Business.
Peter James Belbas, Sioux Falls, S.D., is a recipient of a
Vassiliadis Family Scholar-Athlete Award. He was an Academic AllState
in track and a member of the state high school championship
football team. Peter attends the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Panayiotis ( " Taki " ) Dadiotis, Englewood, Colo., is the recipient
of the Anthony Leondis Memorial Scholarship. He was an AllCentennial
League performer and Academic All-State member.
Taki is committed to play football at the University of San Diego.
Konstantinos Dimitrakopoulos, an exchange student from
Greece, is the recipient of the Past Supreme President Franklin R.
Manios Scholar-Athlete and Service Award. He was a member of
the Florida district champion basketball team and played volleyball.
He will play basketball at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus.
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Manchester Greats Scholar-Athlete Award. He is an All-Midwest
and All-State soccer selectee, and All-Conference and captain
in basketball and soccer. Evan also is a High School All-State
Academic Team selectee. He attends the University of Chicago
where he plays soccer.
Konstantina Mantziori, an exchange student from Greece, is
the recipient of the Past Supreme Athletic Director Dr. Monthe N.
Kofos Athletic Booster Club Scholar-Athlete Award. She was an
All-County basketball selectee and a member of the Honor Roll.
Konstantina will play basketball at Purdue-Fort Wayne University.
Alexia Despina Nicholas, Annapolis, Md., is the recipient
of the John Peter Vlahos High School Scholar-Athlete Award.
Alexia graduated Magna Cum Laude and captained the basketball
team. She also played lacrosse and field hockey and is a
member of the Honor Roll. Alexia attends Salisbury University.
Paris Pappas, Wilmington, Del., is also a recipient of a
Vassiliadis Family Scholar-Athlete Award. Paris earned AllConference
honors playing for a state championship high school
soccer team. Paris also was a member of the National Honor
Society. Paris plays soccer at Occidental College, California.
Ahepan Co-Captains Team
Greece at Hockey Tourney
Ahepan George G.
Makricostas represented
Team Greece
at the Amerigol Latam
Cup Ice Hockey competition
held August 23 to
27, in Sunrise, Fla.
Makricostas, a
member of Hancock
Chapter 103 in Weirton,
W.V., co-captained Team
Greece as a defenseman.
He also plays for Robert Morris University's club hockey
team.
This was the first time in over ten years that Greece has competed
in international hockey play.
Makricostas appreciated representing Greece and looks forward
to expanding the popularity of ice hockey in Greece.
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