kcstar 2016 scholar athletes

Rockhurst

Tyler Benninghoff

Has a 4.11 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Three-time varsity letter winner in baseball. First team all-metro. 2016 Louisville Slugger preseason All-American. Second team all-state. Three-time varsity letter winner in football. Captain senior year. Starting quarterback senior year. Set school punting record as a sophomore. Four-year member of choir program. Member of engineering club.

College: Arkansas

Also nominated: Colin Slaymaker, Samuel Wilkerson See all winners