The Covenant Athletic Department held their annual Sportsmanship Award Banquet on Thursday night. This unique event is a catered dinner that each of the 18 programs at CCHS invite an opposing player that has demonstrated good sportsmanship and character this year or over the course of their career while competing in their respective sport. Twelve of the eighteen honorees and many of their parents, coaches, and athletic directors, as well as many of the Covenant coaches and team captains were able to attend tonight’s dinner. Reverend Ken Johnson, the pastor at New Heights Church and the former team chaplain for the Indianapolis Colts was the featured speaker at this year’s banquet.
The 2018-19 Sportsmanship Award winners were:
Mariah Werhle – Cross Country – Cardinal Ritter HS
Alex Ezell – Girls Golf – Brebeuf Jesuit Prep
Deangelo Dean – Football – Emmerich Manual HS
Clayton Perry – Boys Soccer – FW Canterbury
Amori Curiel – Girls Soccer – Scecina Memorial HS
Jackson Payton – Boys Tennis – The International School of Indiana
Rachel Phillips – Girls Volleyball – Heritage Christian
Benson Walker – Boys Basketball – Cascade HS
Gloria Brewer – Girls Basketball – Indy Blazers
Ethan McKinney – Boys Swimming – Herron HS
Sophia Ling – Girls Swimming – Park Tudor
Patrick Mastrian – Baseball – Bishop Chatard HS
Ben Schrage – Boys Golf – Bishop Chatard HS
Brooke Porter – Softball – Heritage Christian
Fatima Castro – Girls Tennis – Arsenal Tech HS
Daniel Woodruff – Boys Track & Field – Roncalli HS
Beth Barnes – Girls Track & Field – Bishop Chatard HS
Tanner Waite – Boys Volleyball – Tri-West HS
Click here to read a short explanation from Covenant athletes and coaches as to why each of the Sportsmanship honorees were selected this year.
Photos from the Sportsmanship Award Banquet are available for free at McIntyre Imaging.