On Friday, May 12, Circle Christian School honored athletes at the annual awards night. Congratulations to the following recipients and congrats to all the athletes on a great year!
Descriptions of each of the awards are listed at the end of this article.
View the 2017 Athletics Awards Night program (PDF).
Total Release Award
This award goes to the athlete that displayed the most heart both on and off the field of competition. Whether it was the first practice or the last practice, this athlete always gave 100% any time, all the time.
Mighty in Spirit Award
This award goes to team’s spiritual leader. The athlete that always seemed to bring conversations or things back to a spiritual slant. This athlete displayed Christ-like character no matter what the circumstances.
Coach’s Choice Award
This award goes to the athlete that the coach deems most deserving. This is an award defined by the coach and given at the coach’s discretion.
Man/Lady of Valor Award
This award is given to the athlete that characterizes the spirit of Christ both on and off the field of competition. This individual might be characterized as the MVP, someone that stood out in leadership and set a high standard of performance.
Most Outstanding Athlete of the Year
This award acknowledges the most outstanding performance of a male and female athlete of the year, by their overall accomplishments during the regular season and state series. It can be awarded to any athlete who participated on a varsity sport and is voted on by the Athletic staff and school Leadership Team and staff.
Centurion of the Year Award
This award goes to a senior male and female nominee that best exemplifies a total commitment to Christ-like character on and off the field of competition. The award winner is someone that has taken every opportunity to make the most of God-given abilities and has set an example of hard work and good sportsmanship. The winner has also exhibited exemplary behavior in areas outside the arena of competition and has shown selfless character and a desire to make others better. This is typically the athlete with talent above and beyond average as well as a team leader in example with character above reproach. The Athletic staff and Circle Leadership Team vote on this award.