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TFS coaches name Indians of the Month for February



Tallulah Falls School coaches have selected their Indian athletes of the month for February.


Eighth-grader Maddie Mullis of Sautee Nacoochee was named an Indian of the Month by middle school soccer coach Travis Mullis. “Maddie is one of three female players who participated in the last coed team in 2017,” Mullis said. “She has worked hard to grow as a player and benefit her club team, provide player insights and enthusiasm for building the first middle school team and attend optional training offered before the season began. Maddie has taken ownership of the team and has welcomed leadership opportunities. She encourages her teammates to give their absolute best effort at all times.” 


Seventh-grader Ethan Simmons was selected as an Indian of the Month by middle school track & field coach Scott Neal. “Ethan is a sprinter and long jumper who comes to practice daily with the direct intent to improve,” Neal said. “He uses time wisely, listens attentively and seeks to quickly apply new technical skills. He quietly leads by example, demonstrates the process and journey as vital to success and lives by GREAT standards.” 


Senior Sydney Spivey of Demorest was named an Indian of the Month by track & field coach Scott Neal. “Sydney is such a significant contributor to the life of Tallulah Falls School,” Neal said. “She accomplishes this as a student section leader at volleyball or basketball games, volunteering at other athletic events and representing TFS in track & field and other activities. Sydney is a track & field captain, hurdler and runs relay lead-off leg and her focus is on the team and how she can best maximize our performance. She has improved in hurdling and running skills and is ranked in area returning hurdlers.” 


Senior Chance Bess of Tampa, Florida was selected as an Indian of the Week by track & field coach Scott Neal. “Chance is one of our senior captains and he consistently displays GREAT character as a role model, practices fervently with purpose and has improved his discus and shot throwing significantly,” Neal said. “Chance regularly mentors middle school throwers. His purpose on the team is one of focus and encouragement. His peers appreciate, respect and admire him. Chance represents TFS with integrity and poise.” 


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