Scholar-Athlete of the Week: Centralia's Derek VanDorn

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(WIBW) -- Centralia's Derek VanDorn is WIBW's Scholar-Athlete of the Week.

VanDorn has a 3.25 GPA and is a member of the Panther football, basketball and track and field team. In 2017, VanDorn was a first-team All-League and All-State selection at defensive line. He also placed sixth in the state in the discus that spring.

VanDorn participates in KAYS, FFA, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Joe Cole's leadership group, large group choir, men's small ensemble choir, mixed small ensemble choir and is on the Scholar's Bowl team.

VanDorn plans to attend Washburn University upon graduation and major either in nursing or in some area of the medical field.