GAINESVILLE, Fla. (6/13/18) – The Florida Top College 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 right through the 2017-2018 common season in addition to FHSAA State Collection pageant. This yr, 10 prime faculties and two heart faculties won the distinguished award.
“Certainly one of our targets as an Affiliation is to advertise and praise exceptional sportsmanship,” FHSAA Government Director George Tomyn mentioned. “This project observation is going a long way past the confines of pageant; it reaches into on a regular basis existence and can lend a hand our student-athletes as they turn into productive electorate in communities across the state. We’re delighted to award those faculties who exemplify no longer most effective sportsmanship, however teamwork and citizenship as smartly.”
The award, offered 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 each and every classification whose general sports activities program absolute best exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship as demonstrated via its coaches, gamers and spectators. Awards also are given to a runner up inside each and every classification. Standards for number of the winners contains methods and actions carried out throughout the faculty and neighborhood 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 universities receiving the FHSAA/Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award for exceptional sportsmanship for the 2017-2018 faculty yr are:
Lakeside Christian (Clearwater)
Aucilla Christian (Monticello)
Northside Christian (St. Petersburg)
Group College (Naples)
Ridgeview (Orange Park)
Roulhac Center (Chipley)