Fall Sports Honorees by the Inland Empire Daily Bulletin
Webb Senior Mitchell Fargo ’17 was named to the first team. The 2016 Academy League MVP led the Gauls with 122 goals, 72 draws, and 98 steals. Fargo was the only Webb player selected to the Daily Bulletin’s 2016-17 all-area boys’ water polo team. Fargo won Webb’s Tim Quinn award in recognition of his tenacity, toughness, and devotion to his sport.
Webb senior Apollo Thomas was recognized recently as an honorable mention on the Daily’ Bulletin’s 2016 all-area football team. As one of the Gauls’ team captains, Thomas excelled as both a defensive end and tight end in 2016. He led Webb’s defense in 2016 with 137 total tackles, 13 tackles for loss, and an astonishing 14.5 sacks. Thomas also caught six touchdowns and had over 400 yards receiving. Apollo was named first team all-San Joaquin League and won the Don Harcourt award as Webb football’s Most Valuable Player for 2016. He will be one of five Webb seniors to play at the inaugural 215 Football Classic All-Star Game on January 29th. This fall, Thomas will continue his football career as he has recently committed to playing for Pomona-Pitzer.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.