TFS celebrates fall student-athletes
Student-athletes from Tallulah Falls School celebrated the culmination of the fall sports season at a banquet held at The Dillard House on Nov. 5.
Varsity coaches from cross country, boys’ soccer and volleyball presented individual awards in various categories to athletes during the awards portion of the evening.
Athletic Director Scott Neal, emcee for the evening spoke to attendees about the athletic philosophies at TFS.
“We are very proud of our volleyball team who qualified for state for the fifth straight year; our multinational soccer team whose interactions exemplify what we want to happen in our world; our first-ever state qualifying, 12th place girls cross country team; and our ninth place in state boys cross country team,” Neal said. “Demonstrating GREAT character through team service, hosting memorable events and fiercely competing with utmost respect and cooperation are both foundations and goals achieved in our wonderful young ladies and gentlemen this season. We are thrilled with the successes, representation and the bonding memories forged through the daily interactions of these fine young athletes!”
In addition to individual awards, student-athletes were recognized for participation, lettering and post-season competition.
Awards were presented as follows:
Shown, from left, are JV Indian, Walker Bailey of Lula; Inspiration, Chris Geiger of Sautee Nacoochee; GREAT Significance, Sarah Edwards of Sautee Nacoochee; Top Performer-Girls, Sophie Alexander of Sautee Nacoochee; Top Performer-Boys, Evan Prince of Demorest; Best Improvement, Collin Kelly of Demorest; GREAT Teammate, Lucy Alexander of Sautee Nacoochee; JV Indian, Canon Brooks of Clarkesville.
Shown, from left, are Best Offensive, Samuel Dunlap of Lakemont; Top Performer, Maik Murenzi of Rwanda; Best Defensive, Babatomiwa Sofela of Nigeria.
Shown, from left, are Most Improved, Abby Carlan of Baldwin; MVP, Katie Corbett of Lakemont; Indian Award, Kate Blackburn of Demorest; Indian Award, Lillie Free of Clarkesville.
Shown, from left, are Coach’s Award, Andrea Caudell of Clarkesville; Most Valuable, Hannah Hunt of Toccoa.