Community Athlete: Sara Schlickau

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Sara is a senior at Pretty Prairie H.S. and participates in volleyball and basketball for the Bulldogs.  She has lettered four years in volleyball, one in basketball and was named HOPL honorable mention in 2014 and 2016.  Sara carries a 3.95 GPA and was the Wendy’s Heisman representative in 2016. She belongs to the FFA, Forensics and National Honor Society at school, as well as the Ninnescah 4-H Club and has been a Reno County 4-H Ambassador.  Sara is also president of the St. Paul’s Youth Group.  She plans to attend Hutchinson Community College and then transfer to Kansas State University to major in Bakery Science.


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.