Several male and female eight-graders from Conway’s public and private schools have earned Marvin Delph Student-Athlete Awards to be presented by the Conway Athletic Awards Commission at its annual luncheon on Sunday, Jan. 19.
The students are: Maridia Harper, Megan Solberg, Zach Freedle and Michael George from Conway Junior High School Blue team; Casey Ott, Mae Roach, Joe Thomas and Logan White from Conway Junior High School White team; Lindsey Witting and Spencer Pope from St. Joseph Catholic School; and Kendra Lea and Aaron Martin from Conway Christian School.
At the honors luncheon, former Conway High and UCA multisport standout Henry Hawk will be presented the 2013 Elijah Pitts Award for career achievement. UCA baseball coach Allen Gum will be honored with the Marvin Delph Award for sportsman of the year while Hendrix track and field All-American and national champion Elizabeth Krug will be presented the Marvin Delph Award for sportswoman of the year.
The luncheon will be at Central Baptist College’s Student Center beginning at noon. Tickets are available by calling 501-932-5813. Proceeds from this year’s banquet will go toward the Braves Field special needs baseball facility project.