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Isabel Formby and Jonathan Mock are the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce's Student Athletes of the Month. CADY STUDIOS/Special. (click for larger version)
April 21, 2014ALPHARETTA, Ga. – XL212 and the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce have named Isabel Formby and Jonathan Mock as Student Athletes of the Month for March.
This award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of deserving student athletes in the greater North Fulton area. Recipients are chosen from nominations made by area athletic directors and coaches based on exceptional athletic accomplishments, extraordinary academic prowess and a commitment to civic action.
Formby, a senior tennis player at North Springs Charter High School, was awarded the Female Student Athlete of the Month. A four-year varsity tennis player at the No. 1 singles spot, Formby maintains a 98.667 grade point average in school, has taken 13 AP courses and has an ACT score of 34.
She is active in her school and community, participating in student government, Interact Club, National Honor Society, Student Ambassadors, Trees Atlanta and helping local wheelchair tennis players. She has been accepted to Georgia Tech's engineering program, the University of Georgia's honor program and Grinnell College.
Formby was joined at the awards presentation by her parents, Julia and Kevin Formby, tennis coach Tonique Fraiser and North Springs Athletic Director Tommy Amoroso.
Mock, a senior lacrosse player from Johns Creek High School, was named the Male Student Athlete of the Month. The captain of the lacrosse team maintains a 4.27 grade point average, has an SAT score of 1880 and an ACT score of 29.
He is a Fellowship of Christian Athletes leader, a member of the Theological Foundations for Leaders at Perimeter Church and is a youth lacrosse coach and referee.
"He is a true leader and team player," said coach Barny Marchand. "He has a positive attitude, a great work ethic, is coachable, and is a 'we' player, not a 'me' player."
Mock was joined at the awards presentation by his parents, Brian and Jana Mock, and Marchand.