2017/18 High School Sports Awards Nominations
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Nominate someone from your school for one of the Sun Standout Awards. Please leave a description of why they're deserving. The event is May 23 at the South Point.

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Hank Greenspun Lifetime Achievement Award 

The top award of the program is named after Hank Greenspun, the Las Vegas Sun founder. It is reserved for excellence, whether it is in one school year or in a career. Could be for a retiring coach, contributor who goes above and beyond, or someone who displays good sportsmanship while dealing with adversity. 



 

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Male Athlete of the Year
It's the best of the best for the school year, regardless of sport. Whether it's football or swimming, all entries will be equally evaluated. Committee selects four finalists. They are invited to photo shoot and awards show, and receive a finalist medal and certificate. One winner announced at show.

 

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Female Athlete of the Year
It's the best of the best for the school year, regardless of sport. Whether it's soccer or swimming, all entries will be equally evaluated. Committee selects four finalists. They are invited to photo shoot and awards show, and receive a finalist medal and certificate. One winner announced at show.

 

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Male Scholar Athlete of the Year
Student-athletes apply for the award; one applicant per school. Achievement on and off the athletic field is considered, including grade point average, number of sports played and community involvement. A committee of school officials, outside scholars and Sun staff picks the winner. Winner honored at show.

 

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Female Scholar Athlete of the Year
It's the best of the best for the school year, regardless of sport. Whether it's soccer or swimming, all entries will be equally evaluated. Committee selects four finalists. They are invited to photo shoot and awards show, and receive a finalist medal and certificate. One winner announced at show.

 

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Game of the Year
Revisiting the top game of the year with players and coaches from both teams. What game stood out, made us cheer, kept us on the edge of our seats? Sun staff selects one game from nominations. Key players from the game are invited to awards show. Each receives a medal.

 

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Citizen of the Year
Reserved for the student who is active in the community and a leader outside the athletic field. Athletic success not a factor; academic will be considered.
 

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Team of the Year
Five teams are recommended by coaches and school officials, or picked by Sun staff. Committee selects three finalists. They are invited to photo shoot and awards show, and receive a finalist medal and certificate. One winner announced during show. A coach and three players will represent each team. Teams DON'T have to win the state championship.

 

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Rising Star
For achieving freshmen or sophomores who had break through performances and appear to be future stars. Nominated by coaches and school officials, or picked by Sun staff. Committee selects three finalists. They are invited to photo shoot and awards show, and receive a finalist medal and certificate. One winner announced at show.

 

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Unsung Hero Award
We'll honor the ticket taker, bus driver, janitor, booster, restaurant that provides team meals, trainer, cheerleader, team manager and others who make high school sports memorable for athletes. Five are recommended by coaches or school officials, or picked by Sun staff. Committee selects three finalists. They are invited to photo shoot and awards show, and receive a finalist medal and certificate. One winner announced during show.



 

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Moment of the Year
The moment or series of moments from a game or season. It could be a game-winning shot in basketball or a student council raising money for cancer awareness. One winner selected by Sun staff. 
 

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Coach of the Year
Not necessarily reserved for the coach of the best team, but for the coach who goes above and beyond for his players. While a team's success will be considered, so will the example the coach sets for players and his level of dedication. 

 

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