GAINESVILLE, Fla. (6/13/19) – The Florida Top College Athletic Affiliation is proud to announce the recipients of this 12 months’s Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award. Spotting member colleges that advertise sportsmanship each off and on the sector, the award is given to varsities whose athletic groups demonstrated exemplary sportsmanship throughout the 2018-2019 common season in addition to FHSAA State Sequence pageant. This 12 months, 15 top colleges and two center colleges won the celebrated award.
“Our Affiliation strives to advertise and praise the phenomenal sportsmanship that our member colleges display off and on the sector,” FHSAA Govt Director George Tomyn stated. “The teamwork and citizenship that our student-athletes exemplify is a tribute to their adulthood and can get advantages them as they transfer directly to their skilled careers and repair to their respective communities. We’re extremely joyful to acknowledge those colleges now not just for their super sportsmanship, however for his or her contribution to the following technology of Floridians.”
The award, introduced once a year since 1991, is known as in honor of FHSAA Commissioner Emeritus Fred E. Rozelle.
The whole classification recipient is gifted to 1 faculty in each and every classification whose overall sports activities program absolute 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 each and every classification. Standards for choice of the winners comprises methods and actions carried out throughout the faculty and neighborhood to advertise sportsmanship; the quantity and form of outstanding sportsmanship studies; 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 colleges receiving the FHSAA/Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award for exceptional sportsmanship for the 2018-2019 faculty 12 months are: