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Carly Sutton - CIF Scholarship
May 25, 2021 Christopher Salerno of Crespi Carmelite and Carly Sutton of Moorpark Named 2021 CIF Scholar-Athletes of the Year
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — Christopher Salerno from Crespi Carmelite High School and Carly Sutton from Moorpark High School were selected as the 2021 CIF Scholar-Athletes of the Year. Since 1982, the scholarship award identifies student-athletes who excel in the classroom, athletics, and are strong contributors to their schools and communities. Salerno and Sutton will each receive an award and a $5,000 scholarship.
“Our CIF scholar-athletes are the embodiment of education-based athletics,” said CIF Executive Director Ron Nocetti. “Carly and Christopher represent more than 800,000 CIF student-athletes and it’s an honor to recognize these deserving individuals for their commitment to their scholastic and athletic achievements, as well as their communities.”
Carly Sutton, Moorpark High School (Southern Section)
Sutton played soccer all four years at Moorpark High School and also participated in track and football. She served as class president her sophomore, junior and senior years and was the founder and president of the Our Minds Matter Club at MHS, a national suicide prevention organization. Additionally, she is a member of the National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, Future Business Leaders of America, Medical Professionals of the Future Club, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Sutton also volunteered at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center and at the Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach.
“During my high school years, I have tried to excel academically, engage in extracurricular activities, and volunteer for worthy causes, while participating in my high school’s sports teams at the highest level,” states Sutton. “In doing so, I have displayed the Six Pillars of Character.”
• College: UCLA
• Career Interest: Neurotechnology
• College Major: Psychobiology or Neuroscience
• Primary Sport: Soccer