By: Ed Weaver / June 5, 2013
The banquet started off with Matt Rendos, Athletic Director, and Booster Club Co-President Cindy Carr addressing the packed Wellsboro High School auditorium crowd. After the crowd was addressed, the Booster Club selected Senior Ben Shaw and Emily Shaffer as winners of the $500.00 Booster Club scholarship.
After the scholarships were announced, all teams were introduced and recognized for their accomplishements throughout the 2012-13 season. Following the team introductions, the Booster Club's annual Memorial Awards and Special Awards were presented.
The U.S. Army Reserve Scholar Athlete awards were presented to Jordan Jackson and Mackenzie Marple.
The U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete awards were presented to Seniors Ben Shaw and Sarah Kramer.
The Babe Ruth Good Sportsmanship awards were presented to Seniors Shelby Young and Connor Coolidge.
The School Spirit awards were presented to Seniors Becky Chambers and Mitch Snyder.
The District IV PIAA Sportsmanship awards were presented to Seniors Ben Shaw and Sarah Kramer.
The PIAA District IV awards were presented to Seniors Randi Grim and Jordan Jackson.
The Samuel F. McInroy Athletic Award was presented to Senior Chad Daugherty.
The John Wilcox Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team who has exhibited the desire and the drive to develop fully his playing potential and sportsmanship, and has demonstrated the sincerity and the devotion which truely characterized John's approach to this goal. The 2012-13 recipient is Connor Coolidge.
The Rev. Wade Stewart Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team in memry of Samuel Wade Stewart who served the people of Wellsboro until his passing in 1988. The 2012-13 recipient is Ben Shaw.
The Laura Grove Patterson Memorial Award is given to the top player of the girls' tennis team in memory of Ms. Patterson who served on the faculty at Wellsboro High School. The 2012-13 recipient is Ashley Evans.
The Male Athlete of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year awards are given in memory of John Antoine Prevost who was born on May 9, 1935. He lived most of his life in Wellsboro where he is remembered as an outstanding student leader athlete, and positive example to his school and community. The 2012-13 recipients are Jordan Jackson and Mackenzie Marple.
WellsboroAthletics.com would like to congratulate all award winners, athletes, coaches, and teams on a successful 2012-13 sports season.