Sunday, July 8, 2018

Scott Kuhnhein - 2018 Highlands Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee


The Class of 2018 Inductees will be recognized during HHS Homecoming weekend October 19-21 including a public induction ceremony at Highlands Performing Center followed by a banquet dinner at The Syndicate.

Highlands High School is excited to announce the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class.  Inductees include: Angela Barre Falhaber, David Freer, Tammy Schlarman Freihofer, Eric Glaser, Justin Frisk, Coach Bill Herrmann, Scott Kuhnhein, Jean Pritchard, Kimberly Draud Rohmiller, and Michael Vories.

The Team of Distinction is the 1978-79 Boys Basketball Team.

Scott Kuhnhein graduated from Highlands in 1998, where he was star in football, track and field. He played varsity football from his sophomore through senior years. He participated in varsity track and field for four years.  In football, his junior year, he was a member of the 1996 state championship team that went undefeated and was ranked 21st by USA Today. He was a starter both as an offensive tackle and a defensive lineman beginning as a sophomore. His junior and senior years he was on the 1st Team All-State and 1st Team All-Conference. His senior year he was the 3A Kentucky Lineman of the Year and a “That’s My Boy” award recipient as well as a finalist for the Buddy LaRosa Athlete of the Year in 1998.

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In track and field, he was the 2A state champ in shot put his junior year and during his senior year he was the 2A state champ in shot put and discus. He set a school record in shot put and discus his senior year as well. He led his team his senior year to a second-place finish at the state meet.
 
After graduating from Highlands, Scott earned a full athletic scholarship to play football at The Ohio State University (OSU) where he was a member of the 2002 National Championship team and a three-time letter winner. He graduated from OSU and then went on to earn another degree in mechanical engineering from University of Cincinnati. Scott currently resides in Fort Thomas with his wife Kelly and their three sons Ben (8), Jack (6), and Nate (4) where he is active coach in youth sports.

The Highlands Athletics Boosters Association sponsors the Highlands Athletic Hall of Fame. The Class of 2018 Inductees will be recognized during HHS Homecoming weekend October 19-21 including a public induction ceremony at Highlands Performing Center followed by a banquet dinner at The Syndicate.




The event details and ticket sales will be announced closer to the event.

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