All Sports Banquet MVPs & Awards

2017 Billy Frank Smith Memorial
All Sports Banquet MVPs & Awards

Friday, May 12, 2017 – 6:00 P.M.
Clarksville Academy Activities Center


On Friday, May 12, 2017, at 6:00 P.M. Clarksville Academy’s athletes, coaches, families, and administrators gathered together at Clarksville Academy’s Activities Center for the annual Billy Frank Smith Memorial All Sports Banquet. A catered dinner from Clarksville Academy’s Cougar Café was served buffet style with an array of desserts. Many awards were given out to include the MVP awards and the most prestigious of the night, the Billy Frank Smith Memorial Athletic Award. Shan Smith, the son of Billy Frank Smith, presented this award. He is also a 1974 alumni of Clarksville Academy and was the guest speaker of the night. The 2017 Billy Frank Smith Memorial Athletic Award was awarded to senior, Abbey Hogan.

*Pictured from left to right: Dr. Kay D. Drew, Abbey Hogan, and Mr. Shan Smith

Listed below are all awards given out and the recipients of each award:

Girls’ Cross Country MVP – Grace Giles
The Rising Star Award – Caroline Giles
The Coach’s Award – Hunter Farrell

Boys’ Cross Country MVP – Stone Norris
The Rising Star Award – Hunter Nash
The Coach’s Award – Bradley Burger

Football MVP – Will Lankford
Offensive MVP – Garrett Bauer
Defensive MVP – Eli Norman

Girls’ Soccer MVP – Taylor Kazinski
Defensive Player of the Year Award – Mallory Saleh
Offensive Player of the Year Award – Presleigh Sykes

Girls’ Golf MVP – Mallory Saleh
Save the Best for Last Award – Michaela Dowdy
Shining Star Award – Beverly Anne Pugh

Boys’ Golf MVP – Wyatt Samuels
Persistence and Determination Award – Taylor Norris
Rise Up Award – Bryson Batson

Volleyball MVP – Nanami Murata
Impact Player Award – Sara Cook
Leadership Award – Abby Watson

Boys’ Basketball MVP – Austin Fisher
Defensive Player of the Year – Damian Hardison
Cody Hanna Most Dedicated Award – Noah Clayton & Donavon Boatright

Girls’ Basketball MVP – Sydneey Boykin
The Rising Star Award – Lakeisha Phillips
Most Improved Award – Ashley Roberts

Girls’ Bowling MVP – Evie Baldwin
Most Improved Award – Tashaunda Grimmett
Rookie of the Year – Leah Hayes

Boys’ Bowling MVP – Dylan Bryant
Most Improved Award – Jacopo Manini
Rookie of the Year – Kris Wallace

Cheerleading MVP – Morgan Wilson
Most Spirited Cheerleader – Malia McDowell
The Leadership Award – Cambree Reed

Dance MVP – Elizabeth Mabry
Dance Team Excellence Award – Somer Lankford
Dance Team Leadership Award – Lily Johnson
Dance Team Passion Award – Anne Marie Rocconi

Softball MVP – Macy Wallace
Slugger Award – Lexi Ezekiel
Golden Glove – Joie Giarrizzo

Baseball MVP – Eli Norman
Pitcher of the Year – Nolan O’Shoney
Charlie Hustle – Carson Caudill

Boys’ Soccer MVP – Bradley Burger
Defensive MVP – Shaan Patel
Most Improved – Sam Nicholson

Girls’ Tennis MVP – Mallory Saleh
Impact Player Award – Lily Johnson
Most Improved – Emily Bryant

Boys’ Tennis MVP – Will Parbs
Impact Player Award – Doug Keplinger
Most Improved Award – Dylan Bryant

Girls’ Track MVP – Aliyah Wise
Most Dedicated Award – Anne Kimball
Most Improved Award – Anna Sawyer

Boys’ Track MVP – Stone Norris
Most Dedicated Award – Dalton Smith
Most Improved Award – Robert Mullen

Male Scholar Athlete Award – Will Lankford
Female Scholar Athlete Award – Abbey Hogan

Scott Uffelman Memorial Athletic Award – Eli Norman & Presleigh Sykes

Billy Frank Smith Memorial Athletic Award Finalists –

Abbey Hogan
Will Lankford
Eli Norman

Billy Frank Smith Memorial Athletic Award Recipient – Abbey Hogan

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