Join the Athens Banner-Herald as we celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the 2018-2019 All-Star high school student athletes at the annual Best of ABH Preps Awards. The Best of ABH Preps awards banquet is the Banner-Herald'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 Acura Volvo of Athens, Nakanishi Manufacturing Company, Akins Arena, Jackson EMC, MVP School of Sports, Oconee State Bank, Athens Orthopedic Clinic, Piedmont Athens Regional and the Swan Family, the event honors the top performers from 6 Counties in 19 sports. Awards will be presented to the Jackson EMC Outstanding Player of the Year in each sport, as well as Piedmont Athens Regional Athlete of the Year, the MVP School of Sports Freshman of the Year, the Akins Arena Most Versatile, Nakanishi Manufacturing Co. Unsung Hero, the Community LEADer, Oconee State Bank Academic Athlete of the Year, Drew Swan Sportsmanship Award, Athens Orthopedic Clinic Comeback Player of the Year, and the Coach of the Year. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, the Best of ABH 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 University of Georgia football player, Terrence Edwards, as our featured special guest. Terrence will be live in Athens 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 7:00pm. General admission tickets may be purchased for $40. Reserved seating tickets may be purchased for $50 and reserved tables (seats 10) may be purchased for $450. Ticket purchases 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. Best of ABH Preps athletes will receive an invitation with instructions for claiming your free ticket.
Best of ABH Preps is presented by the Athens Banner-Herald in partnership with Acura Volvo of Athens, Nakanishi Manufacturing Company, Akins Arena, Jackson EMC, MVP School of Sports, Oconee State Bank, Athens Orthopedic Clinic, Piedmont Athens Regional, the Swan Family, Goodness Grows and Southern Mutual Insurance. Thank you sponsors for allowing us to bring this event to our community.
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