Press Release

The Savannah Sports Council Celebrates the 2023 Georgia Power Sports Awards Recipients


Tanvi Chauhan



SAVANNAH, Ga.  –  This Savannah Sports Council celebrated 30 years of developing sport-related events that impact our community by hosting the 2023 annual Georgia Power Sports Awards Luncheon at the Savannah Golf Club on Friday, May 5. The awards luncheon recognized local athletes and partners who have excelled at their given sport. The Council bestowed honors in numerous categories including Sports Event of the Year, the John F. Hodges OASIS Award, and scholarships to men and women embarking on their college careers. 

This year's award recipients include: 

John F. Hodges OASIS Award

Flau’Jae Johnson

 Sports Event of the Year:

Savannah Ghost Pirates 

 Award of Excellence:

Kayla Chance – Savannah State University XC/TF

 Generations Award:

Savannah Arts Academy – Girls Cross Country

SCAD Athletics – Women's Bowling

The Habersham School – Girls Cross Country

The Habersham School – Boys Cross Country

Benedictine Military School – Football

Memorial Day School – Boys Basketball

 2023 Community Scholar-Athlete Award:

McClain Allen – Savannah Arts Academy

Margaret Wade – Savannah Arts Academy

Kendall Cripe – Savannah Arts Academy

Anna McVay – St. Vincent's Academy

Dylan Nessen – New Hampstead

Tyler Tift – The Habersham School

By working with local, regional, national, and international organizations, the Savannah Sports Council supports various events that offer diverse opportunities to athletes of all ages and all sports. Thank you to title sponsor Georgia Power for their continued support of local athletics.  For more information, contact Tanvi Chauhan at [email protected].

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