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DIAA Announces 2020 Harry Roberts Senior Scholar-Athlete Award Winners

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DIAA Announces 2020 Harry Roberts Senior Scholar-Athlete Award Winners

 For Immediate Release

Dover, DE (May 27, 2020) - The DIAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 DIAA/Harry Roberts-Senior Scholar Athlete awards.  The award is named in recognition and memory of Dr. Harry Roberts, former superintendent of the Caesar Rodney School District who served DIAA on several committees, most notably as chair of the DIAA Sportsmanship Committee for many years.

“We are honored to award this year’s winners for their athletic leadership, service and dedication to their academics.  In an unexpected challenging year for students, it is great to take a moment to acknowledge the good work of our student-athletes over the year.  We wish all student-athletes receiving this year’s award much success as they become leaders in the community and embark on the next chapter of their lives,” said Executive Director Donna J. Polk.

The awards are presented annually by the DIAA based on a student’s academic, athletic and leadership accomplishments.  This is the first time first place was awarded to a female and male student-athlete from the same school and the second time second place was awarded to a female and male student-athlete from the same school. 

The 2019-2020 winners are:

Females

First                 ($2,000):                     Katelyn Craft, Tower Hill School

Second             ($1500):                      Mara Abigail Agapito, Delmarva Christian High School

Third                ($1000):                      Kaylee Hall, Indian River High School

Males     

First                 ($2,000):                     Sean Beberman, Tower Hill School

Second             ($1500):                      Andrew Workman, Delmarva Christian High School

Third                ($1000):                      Weston Marshall, Delaware Valley Classical School

DIAA has named Harry Roberts Senior Scholar-Athlete winners since 1999 to 119 scholarship recipients from 35 different member schools. 

For media inquiries contact Alison May at alison.may@doe.k12.de.us and information regarding DIAA email diaa@doe.k12.de.us.