TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Our scholar-athlete of the week is Topeka West's Makaila Cowdin!
She's one of the city's top bowlers and helped lead the Chargers to a state championship in 2015, and she's played softball for three years at Topeka West.
Over in the classroom Makaila has a terrific 4.24 GPA! She's involved in NHS, Spirit Club, and she has passed the state exam to be a certified nurses assistant, and she is a proud member of the Citizens Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma.
Makaila has already been accepted to Ottawa University where she has earned both academic and athletic scholarships, she'll bowl at Ottawa next year! Her intended major is biology with an emphasis in pre-med.
If you know of another deserving student-athlete that is a senior in high school nominate them here for our next scholar-athlete of the week!