Dyer County honored its football program with its annual awards banquet on Monday night. Members of the Choctaws receiving individual honors were (front, from left) Scotty Dillard (Most Improved, All-Region), Alex Tharpe (Workout Warrior), Remi Halliburton (Scout Team Award), Jonathan Stewart (Coaches’ Award), Chase Bailey (Sportsmanship Award), Evan Thomas (Leadership Award), Hunter Ramsey (Scout Team Award); (middle, from left) Mason Heathcott (Team Player Award), Dalson Dozier (Most Improved), Adam Williams (Hit Man Award), Chad Capps (Most Consistent, All-Region), Jake Willis (Defensive Impact, All-Region), Aron Whittle (Workout Warrior, All-Region); (back, from left) Thomas Gentry (Hustle Award, All-Region), Cayden Stafford (Choctaw Award), Jefhry Taylor (Offensive Impact Award, Region 7-5A Running Back of the Year) and Darius Lovins (Scout Team Award). Not picture: Brice Capps (Sportsmanship)
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Dyer County honored its football program with its annual awards banquet on Monday night. Above, members of the cheerleadering squad receiving individual honors were (front, from left) Allison Midgett (Coaches Award), Nancycathryn Crane (Top Teammate), Madison Hollingsworth (Most Valuable Cheerleader, Leadership Award), Emma Joslin (Senior Top GPA, Leadership Award), Sydney Lee (Most Valuable Cheerleader, Most Versatile, Best All Around, Senior Top GPA), Kailey Droke (Coaches Award); (back, from left) Emma Robbins (Best Showmanship, Junior Top GPA, Highest ACT Score), Sierra Alexander (Best Showmanship, Junior Top GPA), Jodi Cranford (Most School Spirit) and Chloe McLaughlin (Most Dedicated, Most School Spirit, Junior Top GPA). Not pictured: Kemaria Pounds (Most Improved), Jenna Pewitt (Rookie of the Year) and Lainey Armstrong (Coaches Award).
Choctaw Football Booster Club President Dave Thomas (right) presented athletic trainer LeeAnn Childress (left) with a plaque honoring her 20 years of service to the football program.
Thomas (right) also presented Pete Carpenter (left) with an award honoring his work with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Later in the evening, Thomas was also honored for his years of service to the DCHS football program.