Athlete of the Week: Davis Lee

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Davis Lee, a Ponte Vedra High School senior who has committed to playing golf at the University of North Florida (UNF). Earlier this year, Lee medaled in the U.S. Amateur qualifier after shooting his second 67 in a row and finishing with a 10-under-par 134. More recently, Lee finished with a score of 154 among boys ages 16 to 18 at the Timacuan Golf & Country Club course.

One of Us: Becky Yanni

Becky Yanni is the executive director of the St. Johns County Council on Aging (COA).

One of Us: Pixie Larizza

A resident of Neptune Beach, Pixie Larizza is a local artist, teacher at UNF and retired massage therapist.

Athlete of the Week: Savio Palushi

This week's Athlete of the Week highlights Nease soccer player Savio Palushi Jr., a center midfielder on the boys team that has started 6-0 with wins over Bishop Kenny, St. Johns Country Day, Middleburg, Bolles, Bartram Trail and Episcopal.

Why I Serve: Dan Nevins

In this edition of Why I Serve, featuring Wounded Warrior Project, Dan Nevins, a retired staff sergeant from the United States Army, sat down with the Recorder. Nevins enlisted in 1991 before retiring in 2006. He was deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom while serving in the California National Guard.

One of Us: Tim Crosby

Tim Crosby is a strategic partnerships manager at K9s For Warriors and a longtime resident of Ponte Vedra Beach.

Athlete of the Week: Paige Johnson

Ponte Vedra High School’s Paige Johnson recently signed to play volleyball at the collegiate level with Davidson College in North Carolina. In this week’s edition of Athlete of the Week, the Recorder sat down with Johnson to discuss the next step in her academic and athletic career, what it takes to be successful at volleyball and more.

One of Us: Christy Waldenmaier

Christy Waldenmaier is the executive vice president of First Choice Brokerage, a National Life Insurance Brokerage Firm with its home office located in Ponte Vedra Beach, where she works alongside her husband, Craig.

One of Us: Mark Farrell

Mark Farrell is the founder of Killashee Investments and the president of the Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach.

Athlete of the Week: Chase Dexter

On this week’s edition of Athlete of the Week, Benjamin Naim of the Ponte Vedra Recorder spoke with Nease High School football defensive end Chase Dexter about the Panthers’ season, which ended last Friday night. One of Dexter’s biggest accomplishments this season was scoring the game-winning touchdown to lead his team to a 14-13 victory against St. Augustine on Friday, Oct. 19.