On Tuesday night, Mustang Athletics celebrated 138 student-athletes from grades 5-12 at their annual All-Sport Award Celebration. Throughout the evening, student-athletes were recognized for their participation in sports from all three sport seasons. During the awards celebration, the Middle School and Varsity Tennis teams were recognized for their conference championship seasons, and were presented with championship shirts.
Part of the evening included a keynote address from author Andrew Maraniss. Mr. Maraniss spoke to student-athletes and parents about his book, Strong Inside. Andrew's addressed kindness, honesty, and civil rights in sports through the story of Perry Wallace, the first African-American to play basketball in the Southeastern Conference.
The night was once again a huge success of celebrating the achievements of the many who contributed their best efforts throughout the school year.
Below is a list of special awards handed out during the evening, in addition to our team participation awards.
Female Athlete of the Year - Helen Pandey, 11th
Male Athlete(s) of the Year - Jake Grader, 12th & Sam Payne, 12th
Scholar Athlete of the Year - Jack Rice, 12th
Excellence in Coaching Award - Lacy Ezell
Volunteer of the Year - Linda Wood
Mustang Nation Spirit Award - Jackson Douglass-Tate, 5th
Middle School Female Athlete of the Year - Lexi Riley, 8th
Middle School Male Athlete of the Year - Caleb Rawson, 8th
Mustang Award Winners (for character) -
Tess LaFemina, 6th
Sammy Pisano, 5th
Eli Napier, 5th
Elise Taylor, 8th
Connor Emily, 8th
Tommy Elders, 7th
Zara Malik, 8th
Caleb Rawson, 8th
Jack Bratten, 8th
Jake Rosen, 8th
Cates Davis, 8th
Elle Dowd, 6th
Lexi Riley, 8th
Blake Vaezi, 8th
Gigi Burke, 5th
Sam Payne, 12th
Amelia Lee, 11th
Helen Pandey, 11th
Myles Cooney, 11th
Jake Grader, 12th
Jack Rice, 12th
Eli Asher, 12th
Addison Barnes, 9th
Congratulations to all Mustang Student-Athletes on a great year!
Located in Brentwood, Tenn., just miles from Nashville and Franklin, Currey Ingram Academy is a K-12 independent, college-preparatory day school for students with unique learning styles and/or learning differences. Since moving to this campus in 2002, the school has welcomed families from 33 states and eight countries who cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.
Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).