04/28/14 – Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Regional Winners Announced; BA/FP Draw Show This Thursday

April 28, 2014 2013-2014 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2014

Regional Winners Announced For 2014 Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Awards Recognition Program

Thirty-two regional winners have been selected as part of the 2014 Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Awards Recognition Program. The 32 regional winners will each receive a $350 scholarship, an award from Forcht Bank and the KHSAA, and an invitation to the Awards Banquet on Sunday, May 4. One male and one female from the pool of regional honorees will be selected as the statewide winner at the Awards Banquet, with each individual receiving a $3,000 scholarship.

The Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Awards Recognition Program (Citizenship, Leadership, Athletics, Sportsmanship, Scholarship) honors deserving senior student-athletes across the state. This is the 18th year the KHSAA has recognized student-athletes through a scholarship program, which is open to all seniors that have participated in athletics and/or sport-activities (competitive cheerleading, bowling, archery and bass fishing). One male and one female are recognized from each school, with the local school honorees narrowed down to 32 regional winners, one male and one female from each of the 16 regions. To qualify for consideration in the program, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, verification of no game disqualifications for unsportsmanlike conduct, and be involved in leadership roles within the community. 

2014 FORCHT BANK/KHSAA CLASS AWARDS RECOGNITION PROGRAM REGIONAL WINNERS
Region 1 – Toni Fehrenbacher (Marshall County), Wes Averill (St. Mary)

Region 2 – Kaitlyn Gilkey (Caldwell County), Brett Seymore (Caldwell County)
Region 3 – Brooke Logsdon (Owensboro Catholic), Logan Blue (Owensboro)
Region 4 – Lauren Elson (Bowling Green), Christian Naylor (Russellville)
Region 5 – Allie Ingram (Green County), Spencer Chowning (Nelson County)
Region 6 – Kayla Knight (Southern), Cornelius Langston (Pleasure Ridge Park)
Region 7 – Martha Gottbrath (DuPont Manual), Logan Porter (Trinity (Lou.))
Region 8 – Kaitlin Murray (Simon Kenton), Paul Miller (Collins)
Region 9 – Brittany Turner (Dixie Heights), Evan O’Hara (Boone County)
Region 10 – Amber Robinson (Scott), Aaron Botts (Montgomery County)
Region 11 – Jodi DeJohn (Woodford County), DeMarcus George (Madison Central)
Region 12 – Allison Clark (Casey County), Curry Brown (Mercer County)
Region 13 – Pooja Kanthawar (North Laurel), Dalton Sizemore (Williamsburg)
Region 14 – Colby Creech (Wolfe County), Stephen Skidmore (Powell County)
Region 15 – Caitlyn Hunt (Belfry), Dalton Stanley (Pikeville)
Region 16 – Taylor Everman (Bath County), Christopher Stull (Bath County) 

Baseball/Fast Pitch Softball Draw Show This Thursday

The annual Draw Show for the 2014 Rawlings/KHSAA Baseball State Tournament and the Worth/KHSAA Fast Pitch Softball State Tournament will be conducted at the Association’s headquarters on Thursday, May 1 at 2 p.m. The Draw Show will be streamed live online at KHSAA.org, with complete brackets available on the KHSAA website and the KHSAA/Riherds.com Scoreboard following the draw.

The 2014 Rawlings/KHSAA Baseball State Tournament will take place June 2-7 at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, while the Worth/KHSAA Fast Pitch Softball State Tournament will be held June 5-7 at Jack C. Fisher Park in Owensboro. 

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About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 277 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 40 state championships in 12 sports and 4 sport activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.