2003 Maurice Batie Award of Excellence Recipients


Monica Laird and Elissa Johnston

(from left to right)

Northern Lights selected two players within the club that are both “players” and “good people”.

Monica Laird:18-2

  • Lead her team and ran the show.
  • A part of Northern Lights Volleyball for 6 years.
  • High school team conference champs 3 out of 4 years
  • All Conference 4 years
  • Captain, MVP, Offensive player
  • Attending Southern Illinois University

Elissa Johnston: 18-1

  • 4 years with NL
  • HS – state four years in a row
  • Captain, MVP, Defensive player
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Wants to coach volleyball
  • Attending Minnesota State Moorehead