On Sunday, May 21, Millbrook held the 2017 Spring Sports MPAA Awards Ceremony. The MPAA, Millbrook Pioneer Athletic Association, is comprised of parents of the Millbrook High School community and raises money and awareness of Millbrook athletics.
At this event, three awards were presented for each sport: the Sportsmanship Award, the Coaches Award, and the Pioneer Award.
The Sportsmanship Award is awarded to a player that exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship during practice and games and has respect of teammates and coaches, and opponents.
The Coaches Award is awarded to a player that may not be the best player, but gives 100% all the time and does those extras that set him/her apart from the rest.
The Pioneer Award is awarded to the team’s most outstanding player, a good role model, has a good attitude, displays good sportsmanship, is coachable, your “model” player.
The awards were given as followed:
Sportsmanship Award: Gavin West
Coaches Award: Nate Jaye
Pioneer Award: Ryan Kennedy
Sportsmanship Award: Aubrey McLarn
Coaches Award: Rylee Warchola
Pioneer Award: Sophie Pell
Track & Field – Boys
Sportsmanship Award: Will Martin
Coaches Award: David Blackstone
Pioneer Award: Cameron Faint
Track & Field – Girls
Sportsmanship Award: Mellany Groll
Coaches Award: Kaycee Cox-Philyaw
Pioneer Award: Sarah Purdy
Tennis – Boys
Sportsmanship Award: Alex Clippinger
Coaches Award: Nathan Wiens
Pioneer Award: Hayden Wilfong
Tennis – Girls
Sportsmanship Award: Christina Gutilla
Coaches Award: Kyle Buza
Pioneer Award: Cecilia Cress
Soccer – Boys
Sportsmanship Award: Dylan Frederick
Coaches Award: Hans Kloo
Pioneer Award: Chris Kozlowski
Soccer – Girls
Sportsmanship Award: Nicole Taylor
Coaches Award: Kristen Hunt
Pioneer Award: Evie Esslinger