Senior Kaeli Benedict was selected as this year's St. Louis Post-Dispatch Scholar Athlete from Pattonville High School.
In its 55th year, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Scholar Athlete program honors one student from every area school, a requirement being that they participate in athletics and excel in the classroom.
Benedict is ranked No. 15 in the Class of 2021 and has played soccer and basketball for the Pirates. She will continue her academic and soccer career at Missouri State University.