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:
Sports Event of the Year:
Savannah Ghost Pirates
Award of Excellence:
Kayla Chance – Savannah State University XC/TF
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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