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2010 Scholar Athletes: Ryan Van Ert and Kyle Connell

August 31, 2010

Ryan Van Ert is an offensive lineman for the Westlake varsity football team. He is also a member of the track & field team, where he competes in discus. He is a member of the National Honor Society and participates in many community outreach organizations. He plans to attend UT McCombs School of Business. Ryan is pictured his mother and father, Jeanette and Jay Van Ert.

From Lake Travis, Kyle Connell is a two-year letterman who has received the All District Award. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Gifted and Talented Program, and qualifier for National Merit Scholar consideration. Kyle was selected to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar, a delegate to American Legion’s Boys State, and a senator to American Legion Boys’ National in Washington DC this summer. He is active in his youth group at LTUMC, participating in youth missions and other volunteer activities. He hopes to attend the Naval Academy or Stanford to study engineering. Kyle is pictured with his parents, Clint and Andrea Connell.

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