WINTHROP — Senior Anthony Craig Owens, son of Bob and Christy Owens, of Winthrop, has been selected by Winthrop High School faculty members to receive the 2016 Principal’s Award, according to a news release from the school.

During his four years at Winthrop High School, Owens has maintained an excellent scholastic record while also participating in many co-curricular activities. He is a student who can be counted on in the classroom, on the playing field and as a student leader. He much deserves this recognition.

Owens was a member of the Math League his freshmen year and the Latin Club all four years and was a member of the National Honor Society his junior and senior years. He has played varsity basketball all four years and was named captain his senior year. He also was a member of the varsity Golf Team all four years and again, was named captain his senior year. As well as golf and basketball he was also a member of the Boys Tennis Team his junior and senior years.

Outside of school Owens is an instructor in the Youth Basketball Program. When not on the court or on the field he can be found working the concession stand during various games.

Owens plans to attend the University of Maine at Farmington to major in business economics.

Owens and Principal Keith Morin will attend an MPA Honors Luncheon on April 2 in Bangor where they will join other MPA Principals’ Award winners from across the state.

The luncheon recognizes these outstanding students with the presentation of an individual plaque and the awarding of 10 $1,000 scholarships.