Westminster inducted six alumni into the Breithaupt Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 13 during a ceremony in Turner Gym.
The Breithaupt Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1972 to honor individuals who have had an extraordinary impact on the Westminster Athletics program.
The 2018 inductees are:
- Layne Brodie '08, swimming
- Harrison Butker '13, football, basketball, soccer
- Scoot Dimon '70, coach
- L.B. Joel '09, wrestling, track & field
- Alexandra Sawicki '00, cross country
- Miray Seward '10, track & field
Layne Brodie '08
Layne Brodie is one of the greatest swimmers in Westminster history. During her career, she was a six-time Georgia High School Association state champion, including five individual titles and one relay title. Layne won the state championship in the 100-yard breaststroke four straight years. During the 2005 and 2006 seasons, she helped lead the Wildcats to two GHSA state championships. Layne earned All-American honors 10 times from the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association. More than a decade later, she still holds the Westminster school record and state record for the 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.12). Her 200-yard individual medley time (2:01.31) is also still the top time in Westminster's history. She was a team captain her senior year and the team’s Most Valuable Swimmer three times. After graduating from Westminster, Layne went on to star in swimming for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Harrison Butker '13
Harrison Butker was a three-sport athlete who excelled in football, basketball, and soccer. On the soccer field, he led the Wildcats to GHSA state championships in 2011, 2012, and 2013. During his senior year, he led the team in scoring—as a defender—and was named the team’s Most Valuable Player. On the basketball court, Harrison was a strong all-around player whose versatility and leadership helped lead team to the GHSA state tournament in 2013. Harrison emerged as one of the nation’s premier kickers as a member of the Westminster football team. Over his career, Harrison was 41 of 43 for point-after attempts and 28 of 38 in field goal attempts. He averaged 42 yards per punt over 76 punts. During his senior season, he held a perfect point-after record (12 of 12), kicked 39 touchbacks on 42 kickoffs, and scored 12 field goals in 20 attempts. After his senior season, Harrison was named a MaxPreps All-American and was ESPN’s third-ranked high school kicker. The two-sport team captain was also honored with the prestigious Senior Athlete Award for his significant contributions to Westminster athletics. After graduation from Westminster, Harrison was a kicker for Georgia Tech. He currently plays in the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Scoot Dimon '70
Scoot Dimon was a tennis coach at Westminster for 22 years. Scoot spent 12 years as the head coach of the varsity girls program and 10 years as an assistant coach for the varsity boys program with Breithaupt Hall of Fame coach Wade Boggs. During his tenure with the boys team, he helped guide the Wildcats to seven GHSA state championships. Under his leadership, the varsity girls team won three GHSA state championships and earned four state runner-up finishes. Scoot was named the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association State Coach of the Year in 2013, 2014, and 2017. In addition to coaching, Scoot was the voice of the Wildcats and could almost always be found on the sidelines cheering on his beloved Westminster athletes.
L.B. Joel '09
In wrestling, L.B. Joel was a three-time area champion and earned the state title in the 285-pound weight class during his senior season in 2009. He holds a 171-46 record, the second-highest win record in Westminster’s record books. He went 51-1 as a senior, one of only three 50-win seasons for a wrestler in School history. In three different weight classes over three different seasons, he holds the single- season weight class record; he holds the fourth-place spot for single-season record in a fourth weight class. He holds Westminster’s single-season pin record with 40 pins, as well as the career record with 136 pins. For his accomplishments, L.B. was twice awarded Westminster’s Jimmy Funk Outstanding Wrestler Award. He earned all-state honors from the Atlanta Takedown Association three times, including first-team honors in 2009. That same year, he was recognized as one of Sports Illustrated’s “Faces in the Crowd” and earned honorable mention in USA Wrestling Magazine’s All- American selection. In track & field, L.B. excelled as a discus thrower, earning two region championships, a fifth-place state finish in 2008, and a state championship as a senior in 2009. L.B. set a AA state record with a throw of 177 feet, 9 inches, a record still standing as of the conclusion of the 2018 track & field season. L.B. was also a member of the Westminster football team. L.B. went on to compete in wrestling and track & field at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alexandra Sawicki '00
Alexandra competed in cross country for the first time during her sophomore year in 1997, when she finished the state meet as runner-up. She finished as state champion in both her junior and senior years. In her junior year, her state meet time of 20:06 was the sixth-fastest among all classifications; her senior state time, 19:32, marked a career best for her and was the fourth fastest among all competitors. All three years she competed, Alexandra earned all-state honors from the Georgia Coaches Association and Georgia Track and Cross Country Coaches Association, as well as all-metro honors from the Atlanta Track Club. In her senior season, she was named team captain and earned “Athlete of the Week” recognition from the Northside Neighbor and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The AJC also named her the “Academic Athlete of the Week” during her junior season. After Westminster, Alexandra ran cross country at Yale University.
Miray Seward '10
Miray Seward holds three school records in track & field: 100-meter hurdles (14.66 seconds), 300-meter hurdles (45.22 seconds), and high jump (5 feet, seven inches). She won AA state titles in all three events her junior year and an additional state title in high jump her senior season. At the 2009 state meet, her accomplishments earned her the High Points Award. She scored 30 of Westminster’s 32 points that year, leading the team to a fourth-place finish. She earned all-metro honors from the Atlanta Track Club as a junior for her high jump results. She is also recognized in Westminster’s record books for the school’s fourth-longest long jump at 17 feet, 1 inch. Miray won the Terisco Gilliard Award her freshman, sophomore, and junior years. She was team captain her senior year. Miray also played basketball for the Wildcats. In college, Miray ran for Duke University.