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 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 prime faculties and two center faculties won the celebrated award.
“One in all our targets as an Affiliation is to advertise and praise exceptional sportsmanship," FHSAA Government Director George Tomyn stated. "This project commentary is going some distance past the confines of pageant; it reaches into on a regular basis lifestyles and can help our student-athletes as they turn out to be productive voters in communities across the state. We’re delighted to award those faculties who exemplify no longer handiest sportsmanship, however teamwork and citizenship as smartly."
The award, offered every year since 1991, is known as in honor of FHSAA Commissioner Emeritus Fred E. Rozelle.
The full classification recipient is gifted to at least one college in each and every classification whose general sports activities program easiest exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship as demonstrated through its coaches, gamers and spectators. Awards also are given to a runner up inside each and every classification. Standards for choice of the winners contains systems and actions applied inside the college and neighborhood to advertise sportsmanship; the quantity and form of outstanding sportsmanship stories; 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 exceptional sportsmanship for the 2017-2018 college yr are: