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Student Athletes Will Be Honored for their Accomplishments On and Off the Field

May 15, 2019

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications


Tampa, Fla. – (May 15, 2019) – Hillsborough County Public Schools will honor our student athletes for individual sports awards and team GPA awards during the Spring Sports Awards Presentation. It will be held on Thursday, May 16, at 10 a.m. in the School Board Auditorium, located at 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.

Superintendent Jeff Eakins and School Board members will recognize those teams who have earned awards for highest GPA in baseball, softball, boys and girls track, boys and girls tennis, girls and boys lacrosse and girls flag football.

Individual awards will also be presented to students who have excelled in their sport. The awards will include the Jack and Barbara Thompson Softball Player of the Year, the Happy Home Center Outstanding Flag Football Player of the Year, the Andres Garcia Memorial Tennis Award, the HALAX Outstanding Lacrosse Player, the Bill Shields Outstanding Track Athlete and the Vernon Korhn Award for Overall Outstanding Athletic Program.


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