Student Athlete Nominees
2017-2018

Central Valley High School

Football

  • Maintains a 3.70 GPA and plans to attend Youngstown State University to Major in Geology
  • Has been playing football since 2nd grade and is now the varsity captain and actively encourages younger kids to get into the game
  • He is an Eagle Scout with hundreds of hours of volunteer work
  • Overcame a seizure disorder when he was younger, but never wavered from the game of football

Canon-McMillian High School

Lacrosse/Volleyball

  • Maintains a GPA of 4.3 and ranks 21/391 with a career goal to be a Physician Assistant
  • Has 145+ hours of volunteer work at Washington Hospital, lector at St. Patrick Church, and other organizations.
  • Involved in various school clubs: Spanish club, Latin, club, History club, Ski club, Student Council, and Future Medical Professionals club
  • Diagnosed with Verbal Apraxia at aged 2 (a disorder affecting an individual’s ability to translate conscious speech into motor plans), but she did not let that stop her.

Emanuel County Institute – East GA

Cheerleading

  • Master 4-H’er in the area of Family Resource Management
  • Involved with the church in a variety of ways, including her youth group
  • State winner in Public Speaking with FBLA
  • She is a member of the Southern Dance Connection as a company dancer

Murray County High School – Northwest GA

Football/Baseball

  • Helps in different community food drives
  • Maintains a GPA that is above a 3.0
  • Varsity position in both football and baseball
  • Never fails to give anything less that 110%

Brooks County High School – Southwest GA

Soccer

  • Vice President of HOSA
  • Senior and maintains a 3.3 GPA
  • Interested in pursuing a career in teaching
  • Makes sure to hype everyone up and keep them in good spirits before the game

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