Monday, 16 May 2011 13:01
By EARL WATT
• Leader & Times
Liberal High School athletes gathered in the cafeteria to receive awards for the 2010-2011 school year.
Athletic Director Scott Hinkle emceed the event and said that the athletic department at LHS was in a “rebuilding phase” with an emphasis on getting back to the basics.
Hinkle recognized outgoing Lady Redskins basketball coach Shane Stout by sharing his contributions over the past five years to Redskin athletics and said the Stout’s new school, KC Piper, was getting “a good one.”
The Redskins won boys soccer and boys cross country in Western Athletic Conference play and took second in volleyball and boys tennis.
Those winning individual awards were:
Raymond Boles Memorial Scholarship: Slader McVey
Glen & Joan Cooper Memorial Scholarship: Jaime Minjarez
KSCB Scholarship: Ashlyn Westerman and Slader McVey
Christian Athlete: Thomas Benson
Lady Redskin: Emily Bayouth
Iron Man: Justin McPhail
Outstanding Senior Athlete: Tyson Deaton and Destiny Hall
Dave Gilmore Hard Hat Scholarship: Alejandro Avila and Destiny Hall
Activities Academic Award: Ramey Petty and Levi Adams
Outstanding Redskin Fan: Jay and Kay Hay
Leader & Times Redskin and Lady Redskin of the Year: Jade Cathey and Katie Burnett
Liberal Redskin Outstanding Booster Club Board Member of the Year: Bob Pitts