Community Athlete: Liana Savage

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Liana is a senior at Wichita East High and participates in cross country for the Blue Aces. She is a two-time letterman in the sport and has also earned the Five Coaches Award and is the Wendy’s Heisman winner from school. Liana carries a 3.97 GPA and belongs to the International Baccalaureate Program, Orchestra, Varsity Scholar’s Bowl, Tri-M Music Honor Society, FCA, National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society at school. She volunteers for the Special Olympics, The Lord’s Diner, Altrusa International, Pathway Church and Numana. Liana plans to pursue a graduate degree in Biomedical engineering in college.


Goodwill Industries is proud to support Kansas communities. When you shop and donate at Goodwill, you help educate and employ people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

As a local nonprofit organization and the presenting sponsor for VYPE Magazine’s Community Athlete of the Month, Goodwill understands the importance of athletics and community involvement in building character and valuable skills that will be used later in life when entering the workforce. Goodwill’s mission, to provide job trainingand education opportunities to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, is carried out in communities across Kansas. Each month, Goodwill recognizes a student athlete who excels within the community through volunteerism, charitable work and community involvement.

Parents, coaches, principals, teachers, and fans can nominate a student athlete by contacting Mike Cooper at 316-218-3579.