GAINESVILLE, Fla. (6/13/18) – The Florida Prime Faculty Athletic Affiliation is proud to announce the recipients of this yr’s Fred E. RozelleSportsmanshipAward. Spotting member colleges that advertise sportsmanship each off and on the sector, the award is given to colleges whose athletic groups demonstrated exemplary sportsmanship all the way through the 2017-2018 common season in addition to FHSAA State Collection pageant. This yr, 10 top colleges and two center colleges won the distinguished award.
“One among our objectives as an Affiliation is to advertise and praise exceptional sportsmanship," FHSAA Government Director George Tomyn mentioned. "This project observation is going a ways past the confines of pageant; it reaches into on a regular basis existence and can help our student-athletes as they turn into productive voters in communities across the state. We’re delighted to award those colleges who exemplify no longer simplest sportsmanship, however teamwork and citizenship as smartly."
The award, offered once a year since 1991, is known as in honor of FHSAA Commissioner Emeritus Fred E. Rozelle.
The full 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 by means of its coaches, avid gamers and spectators. Awards also are given to a runner up inside each and every classification. Standards for number of the winners comprises techniques and actions carried out inside the faculty and group to advertise sportsmanship; the quantity and form of remarkable 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 2017-2018 faculty yr are: