Suzanne Haydel and her Academy of Sacred Heart teammates finished up practice on Friday, Aug. 26, and said goodbye for the weekend. They had no idea that when they re-convened next, each of their lives would be changed forever by the ravages of Hurricane Katrina. It is this story and Haydel’s remarkable season in the face of extreme adversity that makes her our 2005 National High School Junior of the Year.
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