GAINESVILLE, Fla. (6/13/18) – The Florida Prime Faculty Athletic Affiliation is proud to announce the recipients of this yr’s Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award. Spotting member faculties that advertise sportsmanship each off and on the sphere, the award is given to varsities whose athletic groups demonstrated exemplary sportsmanship all the way through the 2017-2018 common season in addition to FHSAA State Collection festival. This yr, 10 prime faculties and two heart faculties won the celebrated award.
“Considered one of our objectives as an Affiliation is to advertise and praise remarkable sportsmanship,” FHSAA Government Director George Tomyn stated. “This project observation is going some distance past the confines of festival; it reaches into on a regular basis existence and can lend a hand our student-athletes as they turn out to be productive electorate in communities across the state. We’re delighted to award those faculties who exemplify now not simplest sportsmanship, however teamwork and citizenship as smartly.”
The award, introduced once a year since 1991, is called in honor of FHSAA Commissioner Emeritus Fred E. Rozelle.
The entire classification recipient is gifted to 1 faculty in every classification whose general sports activities program very best exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship as demonstrated through its coaches, avid gamers and spectators. Awards also are given to a runner up inside of every classification. Standards for choice of the winners contains systems and actions applied inside the faculty and group to advertise sportsmanship; the quantity and form of outstanding sportsmanship experiences; and the supply of the nomination.
Classification runner-u.s.obtain $500 and a commemorative plaque, with the classification winner taking house $2,500 and a plaque.
The universities receiving the FHSAA/Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award for remarkable sportsmanship for the 2017-2018 faculty yr are:
Lakeside Christian (Clearwater)
Aucilla Christian (Monticello)
Northside Christian (St. Petersburg)
Neighborhood Faculty (Naples)
Ridgeview (Orange Park)
Roulhac Center (Chipley)