Scholar-Athlete of the Week: Shawnee Heights' Megan Cooney

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TECUMESH, Kan. (WIBW) -- Our scholar-athlete of the week is Shawnee Heights' Megan Cooney!

Cooney is fresh off helping her club volleyball team capture the USA Volleyball Junior 18s National Championship. She also helped lead the Thunderbirds to the Class 5A state volleyball title this year.

Over in the classroom Cooney has a 3.92 GPA and she's headed to play volleyball at the University of Illinois.

Cooney is also involved in the NHS and Fellowship for Christian Students.

While at Illinois Cooney plans on majoring in Kinesiology.