Student Athlete of the Month

Papa John's Student Athlete of the Month

Papa John’s is a longtime supporter of schools, students, and the communities that surround them.

Papa John’s will continue sponsoring Operation Football and Operation Basketball and is proud to begin a new partnership with WTHR honoring student athletes in Central Indiana via the Student Athlete of the Month program.

The Student Athlete of the Month program honors well rounded central Indiana high school students who have demonstrated excellence in athletics, academics, or clubs/ co-curricular school related hobbies.

Monthly winners receive a $500 scholarship funded by Papa John’s and WTHR donated to the winner’s high school in the winner’s name.

Driver: Lack of air conditioning in delivery truck nearly proved fatal

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Jim Klenk said he had to be hospitalized in 2016 because of heat-related illness. It turns out his kidneys were failing.Read more

Brownsburg senior distance runner earns May Athlete of the Month honor

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Faye Jessup’s character shows at track practice.Read more

Milan High School senior competes with no limitations despite cystic fibrosis

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David Carpenter was born not breathing. That was just the start of serious health issues that make hitting baseballs and playing quarterback for the Milan High School...Read more


Carmel's John Michael Malloy is March's Student Athlete of the Month

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Malloy helps plan events, like Dance Marathon, to raise money for Riley Children’s hospital.Read more

Warren Central's David Bell is February's Student Athlete of the Month

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He was the first grandchild for Karen Butler and the two have grown incredibly close. They've lived under the same roof since David was born and the pair share a special...Read more