National Champion and former University of Tennessee Head football coach Phillip Fulmer will be the guest speaker for the second annual "Best of Maury County All-Star Prep Award" sports banquet June 8 at Zion Christian Academy at 5:30pm.
The event will honor 120 local high school athletes with awards and name an All-Star team in each and every one of the 19 TSSAA sanctioned sports. In addition to the All-Star Teams, The Daily Herald will honor Maury County's top high school athlete (based on Academic performance) with the "Best of Maury County Prep Sports Award" in all 19 sports. Additionally an "All Academic Award" will be named and presented to an athlete in all 19 sports. This year one of the Title Sponsors, Columbia State Community College will be naming an County wide "Academic Award" as well.
Tickets for the Guest Speaker, Award Show and Dinner are available for $30 each are available at The Daily Herald or at Jones & Lang or the GrowTix ticketing website. Seating at Zion will be limited, so tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Six Maury County public schools - Columbia Central, Spring Hill, Mt. Pleasant, Hampshire, Culleoka and Santa Fe - and three private schools - Columbia Academy and Zion Christian Academy and Agathos Classical School - will have athletes contending for "Best of Maury County All-Star Prep Awards."
A student-athlete from each school in each sport will be honored that sport's All-Star team. One athlete from each sport then will be chosen the "Best of Maury County" the sport's M.V.P. by a selection committee of nine judges.
Tickets can be purchased for $30.00 at "The Daily Herald" located at 1115 South Main Street, or "Jones & Lang Sporting Goods" located at 1412 Trotwood Avenue. Tickets may also be purchased ONLINE by clicking on the link in the upper right hand corner of this site or by going to: "http://bit.ly/2kkFTzP"
5:30 p.m. - Doors Open................. "Red Carpet Walk" for all Athlete Honorees and Sponsors.
6:00 p.m. - Three Course Dinner by "Dannie Holmes Catering." Includes Dinner Salad, Apricot glazed Pork Loin, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls & butter, then choice of desserts.
6:30 p.m. - Award Ceremony begins with Fall Sports.
7:15 p.m. - Guest Speaker Phillip Fulmer talks to all.
Parking is FREE. Please enter "Stadium Entrance" at Zion Christian Academy located at 6901 Old Zion Road, Columbia, TN. The Stadium Entrance is located at the rear of the upper campus at the back of the gym. Deputies from the Maury County Sheriff's Department will be directing traffic and assisting with parking.
Athletes are nominated to the All-Star Team by the Head Coach or Ath. Director at your school. Winners of the "Best Of Maury County All-Star Prep Award" and "All Academic Award" are chosen based on Athletic or Academic performance respectively by a selection committee of nine, not affiliated with any school.