2014-15 Apex Learning Virtual School Academic Achievement Award: Dryden McKay, Springfield Jr. Blues
While excelling on the ice, Springfield Jr. Blues goaltender Dryden McKay also excelled in the classroom this season. The high school junior from Downers Grove, Illinois, carried a full class load this season, while being Springfield’s starting goalie. He posted on overall GPA of 3.83, while enrolled in two honors courses and one advanced placement class at Springfield High School. All this while, McKay was 3rd in the NAHL in saves with 1,092 this season, posting a save percentage of 91.7%.