Star Student Athlete: 3rd year baseball player epitomizes team dedication

MEDIA, PA—We all know student-athletes who also bring their A-game to other aspects of their lives.

At Patch, we’ve launched an initiative to help recognize these heroes who are making a difference in their communities. We strive to let all your neighbors know the individual stories behind the ranking.

This submission comes from Erin Gerst who nominated Korben Gerst, 3rd year, from the media.

Featured Student Athlete Name

Korben Gerst, 3rd year

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How do you know the star student athlete?

My son in law

What sport does the star student athlete play?


Why do you think the star student athlete should be recognized?

He has incredible team spirit and even though he was a little nervous around baseball in his first full season, he still got up to bat every time to swing. He listens and shows respect for his coach and his teammates.

What’s one thing you want everyone to know about the star student athlete?

He is a great team player and wants to do well for his team. He faces his fears and does his best!!!

Keep up the great work, Korben Gerst!

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