Front row, left to right: Madison Farlow, Kylie Vaughan, David Makupson, Molly Strider, Haley Langley, Haley Hedrick. Back row: Gus Shelton, Brody Gardner, Luke Thomas, Gracie Ballard, Edi Austin, Spencer Hall. (Courtesy photo)
SOPHIA – Area high school athletes were recognized for sportsmanship during the Randolph Sports Council’s spring banquet last month at Snyder Farms Restaurant.
Two senior athletes from seven schools were recipients of the sportsmanship awards, which are accompanied by $500 scholarships. Recipients are selected by each school’s scholarship committee.
The recipients were:
- Madison Arroyo and Tramir Martin of Asheboro.
- Haley Langley and Brody Gardner of Eastern Randolph.
- Edi Austin and Luke Thomas of Providence Grove.
- Kylie Vaughan and Gus Shelton of Randleman.
- Molly Strider and Madison Farlow of Southwestern Randolph.
- Gracie Ballard and David Makupson of Trinity.
- Haley Hedrick and Spencer Hall of Wheatmore.
Darrell Moody, senior advisor to North Carolina football coach Mack Brown, was the guest speaker. Moody, a former NFL scout and longtime college assistant coach, was on past coaching staffs at Asheboro and Eastern Randolph.