Event Date & Time

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
6:00pm

Event Location

Ocean Center
101 N Atlantic Ave Daytona Beach, FL 32118
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About Best of Volusia/Flagler Preps


Join The Daytona Beach News-Journal as we celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the 2017-2018 All-Star high school student athletes at the annual Best of Volusia/Flagler Preps Awards. The Best of Volusia/Flagler Preps awards banquet is the News-Journal's way of saying thank you to the thousands of outstanding high school athletes, coaches, and fans who allow us to share their stories, performances and passions. Sponsored by Halifax Health, Daytona Hyundai, Jon Hall Chevrolet, and ICI Homes, the event honors the top performers from 2 Counties in 14 sports. Awards will be presented to the Outstanding Player of the Year in each sport, as well as Male Athlete of the Year, Female Athlete of the Year, and Coach of the Year. Best of Volusia/Flagler Preps athletes are invited to attend for free and the event is open to family, friends and the general public.

We are proud to welcome former NCAA Champion, NBA Superstar, and 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, Grant Hill, as our featured special guest. Grant will be live in Daytona for a question and answer session about lessons he's learned and memories he's made during his career.

Doors open at 6:00pm. Event starts at 6:30pm. General admission tickets may be purchased for $50. General admission ticket includes dinner, awards ceremony, and presentation by our special guest. General admission seating is first come, first served in proximity to speaker. Seating is limited. Tickets on sale March 1st. Best of VF Preps athletes will receive an invitation with instructions for claiming your free ticket.

Best of Volusia/Flagler Preps is presented by The Daytona Beach News-Journal in partnership with Halifax Health, Daytona Hyundai, Jon Hall Chevrolet, and ICI Homes. Thank you sponsors for allowing us to bring this event to our community.




Special Guest

GRANT HILL

NCAA Champion and NBA Superstar
Grant Hill is a NCAA champion, seven-time NBA All-Star, sports broadcaster, and venture capitalist. Grant currently serves as a basketball analyst and host for CBS and Turner Sports. The lead analyst for CBS/Turner's coverage of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championships, Grant is also co-host of NBA TV's Inside Stuff throughout the NBA regular season.

He is currently a managing principal and founder of Penta Mezzanine Fund, a private equity mezzanine firm. Hill oversees Penta's day-to-day activities, including the review and analysis of prospective investments as well as leading investor relations efforts and raising more than
$85M for the fund. Hill also leads Hill Ventures, a private commercial real estate investment company that for the past 18 years has successfully invested in several multi-family residential complexes and other commercial real estate properties throughout Florida, Arizona, North Carolina and Washington, DC. Hill is also a minority owner of the Atlanta Hawks, the NBA franchise.

ABOUT OUR SPONSORS


Best of Volusia/Flagler Preps is sponsored by Halifax Health, Daytona Hyundai, Jon Hall Chevrolet, and ICI Homes.

HALIFAX HEALTH
Is proud to be Volusia County's healthcare leader and the presenting sponsor of Best of Preps. Since its modest start in 1928 as Halifax District Hospital with just 125 licensed beds, Halifax Health has transformed into a 678-bed community health system that provides a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations that includes hospitals, community clinics, medical practices and hospice care.

GET IT ALL AT JON HALL
Jon Hall is a family owned business, with a tradition of taking care of our customers. Our customers bring their Family and Friends to Jon Hall! We have thousands of local families that we've sold Chevy's to third, fourth and fifth generations. We have the best selection of new Chevy's in Florida, with over 1,500 available. We guarantee the lowest Chevy Prices, and have the best buying experience. That's why we say GET IT ALL AT JON HALL!

3 Great Reasons to Choose Daytona Hyundai
Family owned and operated allows us to have LOWER overhead which means BETTER pricing for you! Professional Management and Sales Team for many years, who are highly qualified and trained on the latest technology! We make Buying or Leasing your new Hyundai both a pleasurable and enjoyable experience! Our inventory is available for you to view online, request more information and schedule a test drive with one of our Qualified Hyundai Consultants. Should you prefer to discuss your options in person with our friendly sales staff, click on Hours and Maps for interactive driving directions and other contact information to our location at 901 N. Nova Road in Daytona Beach. Our entire team is motivated to exceed the expectations of our valued guests and sincerely appreciate the loyalty of our returning customers. We are committed to Treating You Better and Saving You More at the "World Famous Daytona Hyundai"

ICI HOMES
After nearly 40 years as a leading area residential developer and homebuilder and ranked by Builder Magazine among the nation's top 100 builders, ICI Homes and its family of employees maintains a strong commitment to our community and what we as a company can do to make our community a better place to live and work. No doubt many of the local school athletes who are being recognized through the Best of Preps program are connected to the ICI Homes family on many levels. We salute each and every one of them.

Thank You to our Table Sponsors
Amish Direct - Advanced Air & Heat - New Smyrna Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Chevy - Fox Mattress - Realty Pros - Haynes Brother's Furniture - Rod's Carpet Tile & Wood - Florida Tree Surgeons - Mullinax Ford New Smyrna - Burkett & Associates Inc. - Florida Medical Hearing - Florida Credit Union - Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler - Cunningham Oil - Grace Manor & our Media Radio Partner, Southern Stone & 1033 The Vibe



Atlantic High School Calvary Christian Academy DeLand High School Deltona High School Father Lopez Christian Academy Flagler Palm Coast High School Mainland High School Matanzas High School New Smyrna Beach High School Pine Ridge High School Seabreeze High School Spruce Creek High School Taylor High School Trinity Christian Academy University High School Warner Christian Academy RSVP as of 5.14.18


Tickets

Best of Volusia/Flagler Preps athletes are invited to attend for free and the event is open to family, friends and the general public.
General admission tickets may be purchased for $50. General admission ticket includes dinner, awards ceremony, and presentation. General admission seating is first come, first served in proximity to speaker. Tickets on sale March 1st.

Food

Salad Course:
Harvest Green Salad
Crisp baby lettuces, grape tomatoes, shredded carrots and cucumber slices , choice of raspberry vinaigrette and ranch dressing

Dinner Course:
Grilled Chicken breast with a pineapple glaze, Roasted Baby Sweet Potatoes & Saut

Parking

$5.00 Event parking is available in the Parking Garage off Earl Street and in the Ocean Center West Lot off Auditorium Boulevard. Please enter the Ocean Center through the center concourse doors on the Northside of the Ocean Center off Earl Street or the Southside of the Ocean Center off Auditorium Boulevard.

Sponsors