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Annual Award Banquet

2022 – 2023

Keynote Speaker – Grace Tinkey

We were very lucky to hear from Grace Tinkey. She is from Macon, GA and ran for FPD back in 2013. Recently she was inducted into the Georgia Hall of Fame. She ran her freshman and sophomore years of college at Furman University and them transferred to Adams State University. She won the 5000 meter in 17:02.99 and placed 16th at the region championships. During high school she was named Gatorade Girls’ Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2010 and 2011. She was a four time state cross country individual champion. She was featured in Sports Illustrated “Faces in the Crowd” in Nov 2008.

Notes from Her Talk

  • When you feel the pain, that’s when the race starts.
  • Make sure you rest and stay hydrated.
  • Work your core.
  • Trust the process, don’t try to get there too fast.
  • Drink lots of water, carry water with you all day.
  • Focus on pre workout and post workout nutrition.

General Awards

  • Camryn Wommack – Region 2 5A Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year
  • Coach Moore / Coach Waters / Coach Robinson – Region 2 5A Coach of the Year
  • Austin Sullivan – Voted Overall Leader by Team
  • Joshua Barber – Alana Land Award

Awards

Boy’s NameAwardGirls’ NameAward
Kristjan AdamsAthletic Award
PR (20:23)
Grace BryantAthletic Award
(PR 28:05)
Joshua Barber4th yr Letter
Senior Award
7th yr Award
Leadership Award
2nd Team All Region
PR (17:08)
Gabby ChildsAthletic Award
(PR 23:42)
Ian BoresaholeAthletic Award
PR (18:48)
Anna Grace Hinson2nd yr Letter
Senior Award
Determination Award
1st Team All Region
(PR 22:18)
Justus Boyd4th yr Letter
Senior Award
7th yr Award
Determination Award
2nd Team All Region
Katlin Malone4th yr Letter
Senior Award
7 yr Award
Desire Award
1st Team All Region
(PR 21:54)
Jacob BrennamanAthletic Award
PR (19:46)
Addison Newby2nd yr Letter
Dedication Award
2nd Team All Region
(PR 22:49)
RJ BryantAthletic Award
PR (20:04)
Lilly Palmer1st yr Letter
Rookie of the Year
Top Runner of the Year
1st Team All Region
(PR 20:43)
Miles Cavendar1st yr Letter
Senior Award
PR (20:14)
Emily Patat3rd yr Letter
Leadership Award
1st Team All Region
(PR 22:39)
Aaron England3rd yr Letter
Senior Award
7th yr Award
PR (17:57)
Addison Robinson1st yr Letter
Rookie of the Year
Miss October
1st Team All Region
(PR 20:42)
Anderson GordonAthletic Award
Senior Award
7 yr Award
PR (21:09)
Raelei RoederAthletic Award
Senior Award
Most Improved (31:08 – 26:24)
(PR 26:24)
Zavon Green1st yr Letter
PR (29:34)
Camryn Womack2nd yr Letter
Most Valuable Runner
1st Team All Region
(PR 20:24)
Avery HardenAthletic Award
Senior Award
PR (21:41)
Jaquez JacksonAthletic Award
Most Improved (31:24 – 27:45)
PR (21:41)
Gunner Kent2nd yr Letter
PR (18:24)
Jaylen King1st yr Letter
PR (22:22)
Clay LacyAthletic Award
PR (18:57)
Andrew Marshall2nd yr Letter
PR (18:06)
Tyler Marshall1st yr Letter
Dedication Award
1st Team All Region
PR (17:02)
Connor Monile1st yr Letter
PR (18:51)
Grady Newby1st yr Letter
2nd Team All Region
PR (17:19)
Fred OgletreeAthletic Award
Senior Award
PR (20:21)
Connor PetersonAthletic Award
(PR 19:07)
Hunter PittmanAthletic Award
(PR 19:07)
Gavin Robinson1st yr Letter
Desire Award
(PR 17:30)
Landon Steinmeyer2nd yr Letter
(PR 18:04)
Kendall StewartAthletic Award
(PR 20:04)
Austin Sullivan4th yr Letter
Senior Award
Top Runner of the Year
1st Team All Region
(PR 16:46)
Luke Thorton1st yr Letter
Rookie of the Year
Mr. October
1st Team All Region
(PR 16:49)
Dawson WalkerAthletic Award
(PR 20:24)
Kyle Whipple4th yr Letter
Senior Award
7 yr Award
Most Valuable Runner
1st Team All Region
(PR 16:48)
Shaun WilliamsAthletic Award
(PR 19:09)

2021 – 2022