Siegel High School Athletics

Siegel Scholar Athletes of the Month - December 2023

Congratulations to Makenna Palmer and Evan "Tank" Hall on being named Siegel’s Scholar Athletes of the Month for December 2023.

Makenna is a Senior on the Basketball and Tennis Teams. She is enrolled in all honors classes, has scored a 29 on her ACT, and is taking dual enrollment classes.  Makenna plans on attending the University of Tennessee Knoxville or the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to study Mechanical Engineering.  Her favorite food is a Steak Bowl from Chipotle. Makenna has a 3.5 GPA. 

Evan is a Junior on the Wrestling team. He wrestles in the heavyweight division. Evan is 5-0 in wrestling matches so far this season.  His love of Christ and his family is what inspires him to keep training and competing each day. He plans to attend trade school when he graduates from Siegel. Evan has a 3.67 GPA.

Makenna Palmer

Evan Hall

Basketball, Tennis


Position(s) Played

Heavy Weight

Current Grade:




Athletic Accomplishments:
Varsity tennis player since Freshman year, Varsity basketball player since Junior year.

5 and 0 for the season

Academic Accomplishments:
All honors classes, 29 act, dual enrollment classes, accepted into all colleges I applied for

I have straight As

Three Words to Describe Yourself
Attentive, Enthusiastic, Positive

Tough, Persistent, Christian

Whose Your Toughest Opponent:
When I have to get out of my bed in the morning

Coach Freeman

What are you working to improve on?
My drive to succeed

Speed, Strength

What inspires you to keep training and competing?
My teammates and friends

My love for Christ and my family

Your Best Sports Memory
When I got a and 1 in a game and all my teammates were very happy

Winning my first gold medal

What are your plans after you graduate from Siegel?
Go to UTK or UTC and major in Mechanical Engineering

Trade school

Your Favorite Food?
Steak Bowl from Chipotle

Smoked Ribs

Your Favorite Ice Cream?
Raspberry Rumble

Cookie Dough

What’s on Your Playlist?
21 Savage and Taylor Swift

Rap, Classic Rock, lots of Country

What’s the Most Embarrassing Thing on Your Playlist?
Hamilton Soundtrack

Battle of New Orleans

If You had one wish, what would it be?
That all my friends succeed in life and get everything they want

See my past loved ones

What most people don't know about you?
I’m a lifeguard

I can do the splits

Your Favorite Class?
Sports History


If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?


Your Hero?
My mom because she only wants my brother and I to be happy and to thrive

Jesus, Father, Mother, Grandfather

Social Media you are on?
Snapchat, Instagram, Tiktok

YouTube, TicTok

If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would that be?
Mona Lisa to ask her how it feels to be so iconic

Andrew Jackson or Theodore Roosevelt

If you could have any superpower, what would you have?
Be super smart, like Wordgirl


Your house is burning down, and you can only take one thing out, what do you take?
My childhood stuffed bear