Black Bear Award - Tommy Shantler

November 17, 2016

 

Congratulations to Tommy Shantler, who was given the Black Bear Award at Wednesday's all-school meeting. Tommy is a 12th grade Alpine athlete who comes to KMS from Williamsville, NY. He was nominated for this award by coaches Tom Sell and Jack Bailey for taking on a leadership role during a recent training trip to Stubai, Austria. Tommy took charge of a somewhat rowdy lift line situation (as is often the norm in European countries) and turned it around for the positive, communicating with the mountain's Piston Chief and other officials, and coming up with a plan of attack for managing and negating and potential future lift line unruliness from that point forward. Tommy's teammates stepped up and upheld the plan throughout the trip, and ultimately, the Piston Chief told the others at the daily hill space meetings, "We should all be managing this like the American group. Watch what they are doing; it's excellent!" Excellent work representing the school, Tommy, and in turning around a not so great situation and making it into a positive one. 

 

 

 

Please reload

RECENT POSTS

Please reload

FEATURED POSTS

Sydney Grogean - 2/24 Academic Standout

February 27, 2020

1/10
Please reload

FOLLOW US

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon

ABOUT KMS

 Since 1974, KMS has provided student-athletes the opportunity to pursue excellence on the ski slope and in the classroom. KMS alumni have proved themselves as athletes and as scholars, as leaders in business and in the community. The personal attention and passion for excellence at KMS guides each student-athlete towards his or her potential, helping each alum reach his or her goals. 

SOCIALS 

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle

SUBSCRIBE 

 Stay in the know, enter your email address below to subscribe to our newsletter.  

2708 Killington Road, Killington, VT 05751
Tel: 802.422.KMS1 Fax: 802.422.5678 

Proud Sponsors of KMS:

© 2019 by Killington Mountain School