Alva’s Leah Maier: Soccer Player of the Month – Presented by Iron Nation Harley-Davidson



VYPE’s online poll winner and Alva varsity soccer player Leah Maier enjoyed her best season on the pitch this year for the Lady Goldbugs. Maier said she was inspired by the effort and growth the team showed this season. 

“Their ability to push through any obstacle thrown at them is truly inspiring. Every single girl on our team has grown so much over the past years that I have known them, in soccer and also their personalities,” said Maier. “As a member of AHS soccer for four years, this was definitely my best season. Our team worked together so much more than past years and truly had a passion for the game. No matter what the scores were this season, in my heart we won and I couldn’t have asked for a better team my senior year.”

Representing Alva High School in competition is something this senior will never forget. 

“I love the community we have in Alva, supporting our sports. Senior night was so special for me because our stands were full of not only relatives, but the people of the Alva community,” said Maier. “Alva High School strives for excellence and I think that soccer has done just that. Our soccer program is fairly new and even though we aren’t the best team, we have faced challenges and overcome them with pride. Although the scoreboard might not show it, in my mind the soccer Ladybugs are representing Alva with excellence.”

Maier has played soccer since she was a young girl and played all four years in high school. But academics have always been vital to her high school experience. 

“My education is very important to me, I have maintained a 4.0 GPA during my high school career and will be graduating with honors. I have always been taught to put school first, which is what I have done while also staying active in soccer and other organizations,” said Maier. 

As a senior, Maier serves as Student Council President and is a member of Key Club and Electric Gold Show Choir. Maier loves to sing to any song she can and tries to find harmonies to songs on the radio. Her plans after graduation include going to college and pursuing a degree in music. 

“I am planning to attend the University of Central Oklahoma and major in Vocal Music Education. I hope to make a different in children’s lives as my teachers have made such an impact on my life,” said Maier.