Trumbull's Simon Whiteman, a senior at Fairfield Prep, was recently named a News 12 Connecticut Scholar Athlete.

Competitive on the field and off, Whiteman is a three-sport athlete and is also in the top two percent of his class with a 4.16 grade point average.

A National Merit commended student, he is a member of the National Honor Society and active in student government.

In his spare time, Whiteman is involved in his campus ministry and also helps disabled children play soccer.

He looks forward to playing baseball at Yale University next fall, where he will study chemical engineering.