Hanson Memorial High School holds Athletic Awards program
Several members of the Hanson Memorial High School athletic programs were recognized as the Most Valuable Players during the Hanson Memorial High School Athletic Awards Recognition Thursday at the Billy Gene Talbot Gymnasium.
Hanson Memorial High School honored all of its athletes who competed during the 2011-2012 school year adding yet another chapter of success in the long standing tradition of excellence at Hanson Memorial since the school opened its doors during Thursday’s recognition program.
Collin Broussard earned the Most Valuable Player award for football while Austin Luke and Macy Simoneaux garnered the Boys and Girls Cross Country MVPs.
Mallory Chaisson claimed the MVP for Girls Basketball with Chase Businelle earning the Boys Basketball MVP.
Zach Uze garnered the MVP in Baseball with Taryn Choate and Landen Pillaro receiving the MVP honors in Powerlifting.
In Girls Track, Olivia Luke earned the MVP honor while Morgan Guillory was named Outstanding Trackster and Carly Fitzgerald recognized as Outstanding Performer.
In Boys Track, Jeff Soulis was named Outstanding Fieldman with Alex Lancon being named the Outstanding Trackman while Austin Luke landed the Outstanding Track Performer honor.
Bret Senette was named Most Valuable Player in Golf
Lexi Coleman was honored as the HMS Girls Softball Most Valuable Player.
Thursday’s spirited recognition program opened with prayer and the pledge before Alex Lancon and Macy Simoneaux were recognized for Composite Academic All-State in the first of many individual awards.
Lauren Luke was the recipient of the Keylee Ingram Spirit Award which is presented to a senior girl who has been a member of an auxiliary organization for four years and has demonstrated school spirit.
Beau Ancona was recognized as the winner of the Seppe Musso Student Athlete Award which is presented year to the senior male athlete who has maintained at least a 3.0 average while participating in football and one other varsity sport for at least two years.
Haden Judice was named the recipient of the George Boudreaux award which is a scholarship award presented to a senior, who plays football and one other sport in memory of a true Hanson supporter, George Boudreaux.
Macy Simoneaux and Landen Pillaro received the US Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award as the two students whom the Army Reserve honors for achieving the winning combination-excellence in both athletics and academics as they have achieved a balance that many people aspire to but only a handful achieve.
Mallory Chaisson was presented the Charles Aprill Student Athlete Award which is presented each year to the senior female athlete who has maintained at least a 3.0 average while participating in basketball and one other varsity sport for at least two year.
On the night, HMS athletes were recognized for being named to the All-District Teams, Academic All District and Best of the Teche as well as Coaches Awards.
Hanson’s Kim Sonnier was given special recognition for being named the MVP of District 8-A while Ashley Champagne and Paige Diamond received Coaches Award. HMS Senior Softball players Mallory Chaisson, Macy Simoneaux and Lexi Coleman were honored with special presentations.
During the award program, special recognition was given to the athletes who lettered during the 2011-2012 year.
Hanson Memorial High School’s administrators and coaches thanked all athletes for their hard work and dedication both on and off the field of competition as the athletes were honored for their participation in the sports they love with pride, regardless of the final outcome.