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Outstanding Student-Athletes Took Center Stage At The Greeneville Sun The Greeneville Sun’s Best of Preps Best of Preps Ceremony – 2 01 8 – On Sunday, April 29, 2018.

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tudents from each major sport at the five public high schools in Greene County were rewarded for their accomplishments on and off the field at the event, held at the Annie Hogan Byrd Theatre at Tusculum College. Nominations were submitted by coaches from each school for a variety of sports. These student-athletes were chosen by their coaches as representatives of their sports at their respective schools. To be considered as a Best of Preps nominee, the student-athlete must have demonstrated they have excelled academically and athletically while also having been involved in their communities. “Recognizing the dedication, discipline and skill that these student-athletes wield on the field, in the classroom and around their communities is a treat for us,” Greeneville Sun General Manager John Cash said. “The student-athletes represented in this year’s Best of Preps event are some of the finest young people in our community.” The Best of Preps Selection Committee was composed of five anonymous individuals

from the community who each reviewed and scored the nomination forms submitted by the coaches. In an effort to ensure that the selection process was fair and without preferential treatment in any way, the committee did not have access to the student-athletes’ names or the schools they represented. From the list of nominees, one representative from each sport was chosen as the Best of Preps StudentAthlete of the Year for that sport based on the written nominations from the coaches. The nominee with the highest cumulative score from the five judges was recognized as Best of Preps. In addition to the winners in each individual boys’ and girls’ sport, six specialty awards were presented, including Overall Male Student-Athlete of the Year and Overall Female Student-Athlete of the Year. Both awards were sponsored by The Greeneville Sun with the winners each earning a $1,000 scholarship. Other specialty awards included the Community Excellence Award, Academic Achievement Award, Comeback Player of the Year and Coach of the Year. Special speaker for the event was Greeneville Reds Assitant General Manager Kristen Atwell. Greeneville Sun Advertising

Director Artie Wehenkel and Sun Sports Editor Sam Bundy, co-emcees, welcomed the award nominees to the stage and announced the winners. Each nominee received a certificate, and the winners earned a trophy. Best of Preps would not be possible without the support of sponsors, and The Greeneville Sun extends a special thank you to all sponsors. “Our sincere thanks go to the coaches, athletic directors and administrators who spent so much time and effort compiling information and submitting Best of Preps nominees,” Cash said. “We also want to thank our judges, who had a hard time narrowing down the winners. But, most importantly, we want to thank the student-athletes and their parents for giving us so many memories in the past season.” Congratulations to all of the nominees. Your resumes are testaments to your hard work and dedication. We at The Greeneville Sun are proud of each of our nominees and winners of the 2018 Best of Preps Awards.


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BASEBALL

Student–Athlete of the year Nominees

Colton Fleenor, CDHS Zane Potter, NGHS

GOLF (GIRLS)

Augustus Fraley, GHS Dalton Ramsey, WGHS

SOCCER (BOYS)

BASKETBALL (BOYS) Karter Maupin, CDHS Andy Stevens, NGHS Matthew Smyth, WGHS

Nathaniel Moon, GHS Jake Standridge, SGHS

Sydni Lollar, GHS Taylor Lamb, SGHS

BOWLING (BOYS)

Nick Jennings, CDHS Seth Pierce, NGHS

CHEERLEADING Rachel Ball, NGHS Kaillyn Robinette, WGHS

TENNIS (GIRLS)

Jared Jennings, SGHS

TRACK (BOYS)

Julia Mulhollen, GHS

TRACK (GIRLS)

Seth Crawford, GHS Juliun Lane, WGHS

VOLLEYBALL

Zane Potter, NGHS Toney Franklin, WGHS

WRESTLING (BOYS)

CROSS COUNTRY (BOYS) CROSS COUNTRY (GIRLS) FOOTBALL Jacob Willett, CDHS Radley Frazier, NGHS

GOLF (BOYS) Jordan Williams, GHS Hunter Hartman, SGHS

CDHS

Chelseay Emmette, CDHS Morgan Williams, SGHS

TENNIS (BOYS)

Michaela Eisenhour, GHS

Courtney Bruce, CDHS

SOFTBALL

Matthew Fisher, GHS

Sabrina Iezzi, GHS

Megan Whaley, NGHS Madison Warner, WGHS

Melody Ottinger, CDHS

BOWLING (GIRLS)

Ryland Edward Jones, GHS Joey Williams, WGHS

Taylor Craft, CDHS Hayley Carter, WGHS

Aida Bulawa, GHS

SWIMMING

Dustin Owens, GHS

Hallie Frank, CDHS Jessica Macon, SGHS

Jake Kirk, CDHS Toney Franklin, WGHS

SOCCER (GIRLS)

BASKETBALL (GIRLS) Erica Lamb, CDHS Katilynn Franklin, NGHS Samantha Crowder, WGHS

Kairus Tallman, CDHS Katie Bolton, NGHS

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Ondrea Shelton, CDHS Emma Davis, NGHS Sean Robertson, CDHS Juliun Lane, WGHS Kairus Tallman, CDHS Faith Julian, WGHS Brittney Ramsey, CDHS Kinsley Wykle, SGHS

Caleb Brady, GHS Landon Brown, SGHS Macy Kennedy, GHS Jaelyn Casteel, SGHS Ty Yougblood, GHS

Abbi Morelock, GHS

Jenna Click, GHS Kelsi Broyles, WGHS

Trent Knight, GHS

NGHS

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ZANE

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North Greene’s Zane Potter received the Best of Preps baseball student athlete of the year award.

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Greeneville Reds Baseball Student-Athlete Of The Year

ane Potter is a member of the North Greene High School baseball team. He has received the President of National Leadership Award in Agricultural Class, was chosen for Leaders of the Pack, and is Salutatorian of his Senior Class. He has a 3.987 GPA. Zane was a member of the All-Regional tournament team,

Tennessee Super Freshmen/Sophomore team and Tennessee Super Freshman/Sophomore All 2-Way Team in his freshman year. His sophomore year, he was All-Conference, and Best Offensive Player in the Watauga Valley Conference. His junior year, he was named Watauga Valley MVP Player of the Year, as well as named to the All-Tournament

team, 2nd Team Johnson City Press Super 22, the Tennessee Baseball Report All-Region, the TBCA All-State Team and TSSAA All-State Team. His volunteer hours include 10 hours for Appalachian Baptist Church, high school fundraisers, plumbing and wood work assistant for needy families and Capital Theater.

His nominator wrote, “I have had the privilege to coach Zane for the past four years. Over this time, he has been the epitome of leadership and commitment. He is a four year starter and was named to two different All State Teams last season. He has earned every achievement through hard work and countless extra hours spent both in the cage and on the field.”


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JAKE

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South Greene’s Jake Standridge received the Best of Preps student athlete award for boys basketball.

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ake Standridge is a member of the South Greene High School boys’ basketball team. In addition to basketball, he was a member of the varsity football team for two years and the track team for two years. His academic achievements include being a recipient of the National U.S.

Army ROTC scholarship, ranked first in his class, student of the year as a sophomore and junior, class president all four year and has the highest chemistry score. He is a member of the National Honor Society and a graduate of the Greene County Youth Leadership. He has a 4.2857 GPA. Jake was named All-Conference

and All-Tournament and was a recipient of the Team MVP award. Jake volunteered at Comcare, was a peer tutor, rang bells for the food bank, as well as volunteered during the South Greene youth basketball camps and at the YMCA. His nominator stated, “Jake will graduate first in his class with an ACT

score of 28. He has been the leader of his team and possesses all the traits of one you would want to represent your school. In the middle of his senior season, he ruptured his planter fascia while playing in a game. After six weeks of hard work and intense physical therapy, he was able to come back and finish the season strong.”


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SYDNI

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Greeneville’s Sydni Lollar received the Best of Preps girls basketball student athlete of the year award.

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ydni Lollar is a member of the Greeneville High School girls’ basketball team. Her achievements and awards include: 2018 Regional Player of the Year, the Andrew Johnson Ladies Classic All-Tournament Team, All-Conference Team, All-Region Most Valuable Player. She is the reigning Greene County Fairest of the Fair. Her academic achievements include: Advanced Placement U.S. History award, highest grade point average in Latin, Honors

Geometry, Personal Finance, Honors English and a member of the National Honor Society. She served as an usher for the class of 2017 graduation. She is a school representative for the Director of Schools, a member of the Scholar’s Bowl, a Tennessee Scholar, Tennessee Graduate with Distinction, a Greeneville High School Honor Scholar and a Tennessee Graduate with Honors. She has been a winner and a finalist of the Wendy’s High School Heisman. She finished her basket-

ball career as Greeneville’s all-time leading scorer with 2,499 points. Sydni has been a camp coach at the Greeneville High School Kiddie Basketball camp, is a graduate of the Greeneville Citizen’s Academy and an active member of Young Life. Her nominator describes Sydni as the definition of leadership. She excels on the athletic field and in the classroom. Her teammates again selected her as a team captain. She led her team in rebounding, assists and steals. She is our go-to on the court

but she is so much more. Sydney is the first on the court and the last to leave. If a teammate is struggling, she is the first to the teammate’s side. She is the coaches’ go between with her teammates and both sides of this relationship trust her whole heartedly. Having personally taught her in an honors course, I can testify to her incredible work ethic in the classroom. She has a 32 ACT score and a 4.0 GPA. It is an honor to coach this athlete. She is truly one of Greeneville’s finest.”


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Greeneville’s Dustin Owens received the Best of Preps boys bowling student athlete of the year award.

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ustin Owens is a member of the Greeneville High School boys’ bowling team. Dustin has a 150.7 career average, with 91 career wins. He was named the 2018 Most Valuable Bowler and

to the 2018 All-Region team. He has been a recipient of Academic Achievement Awards in 2014, 2015 and 2016, with a 3.47 GPA. In addition to bowling, he has been a member of the Greeneville

High School soccer team all four years. His nominator said, “For the last four years, I have seen this young man continue to grow not only as a bowler, but also as a leader. From

working hard during bowling season to helping others out with class material, he has shown so much growth. I look forward to seeing what his future holds.”


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MICHAELA

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Greeneville’s Michaela Eisenhour received the Best of Preps girls bowling student athlete of the year award.

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The Greeneville Sun Girls’ Bowling Student-Athlete Of The Year

ichaela Eisenhour is a member of the Greeneville High School girls’ bowling team. Michaela has a 97.4 average with 34 wins over two years.

She has been a member of the GHS marching band for four years and has been to two state competitions with the band. Michaela has been a recipient of Academic Achievement Awards

in 2016 with a 3.415 GPA. Her nominator stated, “For the last two years, she has improved so much as a bowler and leader. After seeing most of her teammates graduate, she took it upon

herself to help recruit some girls and lead them in some individualized instruction. That leadership and camaraderie will help her in future endeavors.”


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South Greene’s Jessica Macon received the Best of Preps cheerleading student athlete award.

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The Greeneville Sun Cheerleading Student-Athlete Of The Year

essica Macon is a member of the South Greene High School cheerleading squad. Jessica’s academic achievements include: A-B Honor her freshman, sophomore and junior years, A honor roll her senior year, has completed dual enrollment classes at Walters State Community College, and graduated after her junior year with a 3.6 GPA. She

received the Academic Merit and Bell Scholarships and received a King University Grant. She was accepted to King University as part of the King cheerleading squad. She has worked with the feeder school cheerleaders, is involved with Students Against Destructive Decisions, participated with the cheer team Relay For Life Team,

participated with FCCLA and HOSA as well as Talent Search. Her nominator stated, “Jessica had spinal fusion surgery due to her scoliosis before her sophomore year. Seeing pictures of her after surgery, I am still in amazement that she pushed herself to recover so that she could participate in cheerleading. In only eight months, she was at tryouts jump-

ing and dancing. She always has a positivity around her, a work ethic that a coach respects and wants on their time. Also during recover from surgery, her father passed away. She never let anything damper her spirit and persevered throughout. I respect her because she could have easily given up. What an amazing and inspiring young woman she is.”


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Greeneville’s Ryland Edward Jones won the Best of Preps boys cross country student athlete of the year award.

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The Greeneville Sun Boys’ Cross Country Student-Athlete Of The Year yland Edward Jones is a member of the Greeneville High School boys’ cross country

team. Ryland is also a member of the JROTC, where he has received the rank of Staff Sergeant and PT Monitor. He has received ribbons for longevity,

attendence, physical wellness, orienteering, distinguished unit, outstanding flight, patriot flag and good conduct. He was a recipient of the JROTC Academic Award. Ryland has a 3.9 GPA. His cross country achievements are Greene County Champion, All-County, All-Region 1 and a 2016 State meet

participant. He has participated in the Wreaths Across America and a fundraising pancake breakfast through the JROTC as well as volunteered with the Meals on Wheels through Notre Dame Catholic Church. His nominator said, “Ryland is a

fierce competitor. He will not settle for anyone’s second best, especially his own. He has a great work ethic. He has had to overcome the stigma of competing in the same sport as a successful older brother. He has handled it with dignity and poise to achieve success in his own way.”


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JULIA

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Greeneville’s Julia Mulhollen received the Best of Preps girls cross country student athlete of the year award.

The Greeneville Sun Girls’ Cross Country Student-Athlete Of The Year

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ulia Mulhollen is a member of the Greeneville High School girls’ cross country team. She was named County Champion and All-County in cross country as well as Greeneville High School’s MVP.

Julia is a member of the City Youth Council, on the Student Leadership team and volunteered at Longview Ranch. Julia is enrolled in dual-enrollment classes at Walters State Community College, maintaining a 4.0 GPA

Her nominator said, “Julia does not know the meaning of the word ‘quit.’ Her work ethic is superb. Her disposition is sweet and her attitude is second-to-none. She never ran competitively until her junior year. She had to learn to race quickly and was an immediate success.”


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JACOB

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Chuckey-Doak’s Jacob Willett won the Best of Preps football student athlete of the year award.

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acob Willett is a member of the Chuckey-Doak High School football team. He is a member of the National Honor Society with a 3.5 GPA. Jacob was awarded the 2016 John Brown Award, the 2017 Black Knight Award and was All-Conference in 2017. In addition to football, he was a member of the basketball and baseball teams all four years. His has volunteered by working with the ele-

mentary students at Doak and Chuckey Elementary Schools reading, playing games and sports activities, as well as being a teachers helper. He has worked with younger boys and girls on their basketball and baseball skills and volunteered setting up multiple fields for baseball tournaments for younger boys. He has maintained the baseball fields at CDHS. Being an animal lover, he has volunteered at the Feral Friends of Greene County Animal Shelter. He is a member of Grey-

stone Free Will Baptist Church. His nominator said, “Jacob is not only a great athlete, but a great student and more importantly a great person. He is a selfless leader on our team and always tried to help others. He is a true three-sport athlete that gives his all to each sport. Jacob broke his hip in the fourth grade and had to start all over in his quest for athletics. His determination and fortitude helped him overcome this setback.”


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ZANE

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North Greene’s Zane Potter won the Best of Preps boys golf student athlete of the year award.

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ane Potter is a member of the North Greene High School baseball team. He has received the President of National Leadership Award in Agricultural Class, was chosen for Leaders of the Pack, and is Salutatorian of his Senior Class. He has a 3.987 GPA. Zane was a member of the All-Regional tournament team, Tennessee

Super Freshmen/Sophomore team and Tennessee Super Freshman/ Sophomore All 2-Way Team in his freshman year. His sophomore year, he was All-Conference, and Best Offensive Player in the Watauga Valley Conference. His junior year, he was named Watauga Valley MVP Player of the Year, as well as named to the All-Tournament team, 2nd Team

Johnson City Press Super 22, the Tennessee Baseball Report All-Region, the TBCA All-State Team and TSSAA All-State Team. His volunteer hours include 10 hours for Appalachian Baptist Church, high school fundraisers, plumbing and wood work assistant for needy families and Capital Theater. His nominator wrote, “I have had

the privilege to coach Zane for the past four years. Over this time, he has been the epitome of leadership and commitment. He is a four year starter and was named to two different All State Teams last season. He has earned every achievement through hard work and countless extra hours spent both in the cage and on the field.”


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ADIA

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Greeneville’s Adia Bulawa received the Best of Prep girls golf student athlete of the year award.

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The Greeneville Sun Girls’ Golf Student-Athlete Of The Year

dia Bulawa is a member of the Greeneville High School girls’ golf team. She is on the honor roll, has the highest average in world history and Microsoft II and is a Tennessee Junior Academy of Science winner and has presented her research paper at the American Junior Academy of Science in Austin, Texas. Adia has a

3.9 GPA. As a member of the GHS golf team, she has gone to state in 2015 and 2016, placed second in the 2015 and 2016 districts, placed third in the 2015 and 2016 regionals and third in the 2017 districts. Adia is a member of the Greene County Youth Leadership program, volunteers at Takoma Regional Hos-

pital, and is a Greene County Youth Council member. She is a member of the Science Olympiad, Science club and the tennis team. Her nominator said, “Adia is a best of preps nominee for girls golf because she has shown great leadership skills along with a great academic record. She has been the girls team captain for two years now and the

number one player. She works hard at her game and always shows good sportsmanship. She has had to overcome her size. Adia is a small person, which makes it hard to compete against competition double her size. She is a small player and has used this challenge as an opportunity to not only get stronger but work on her technique and short game.”


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MATTHEW

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Greeneville’s Matthew Fisher received the Best of Preps boys soccer student athlete of the year award.

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atthew Fisher is a member of the Greeneville High School boys’ soccer team. He is a 2018 Tennessee graduate with State Distinction Honoree, a GHS Honors Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, was a Regional Algebra I and II High School Mathematics Competition finalist in 20152016. He has the highest GPA award in Biology and Engineering classes. He has been voted class president all four years of high school, is Student Council

president 2017/2018 and member 2014-present. He is a member of the Tennessee Music Education Association All-State Choir Select, the East Tennessee Vocal Association All-East Choir Select member, a recipient of the Advanced Chorus Principal’s Award 2017. He scored a 34 on the ACT and maintains a 3.90 GPA. Matthew is a four-year letterman on the GHS Varsity boys’ soccer team and a recipient of the All-District soccer team award. He volunteers at the GHS youth soccer camp, the Tusculum Col-

lege youth soccer camp, is a member of the Greene County Youth Council and the Greene County Partnership Youth Leadership program. His nominator said, “I nominated Matthew for his excellence in and out of the classroom. His academic achievements and leadership skills have awarded him many accolades during his high school career. He is also very talented in the choral department and feels right at home on the stage. He has worked hard for four years to find the right bal-

ance in after school choral activities and time for soccer practice. His talent, work ethic and leadership on the GHS boys’ soccer team has been a key component in helping us achieve district and regional championships for four straight years, and leading us to the state tournament as well. He was instrumental in leading our team to our first state championship in school history in 2017. We will look to him to lead us on the field from his midfield position to hopefully reach the state championship game again this spring.”


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Greeneville’s Sabrina Iezzi received the Best of Preps girls soccer student athlete of the year award.

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abrina Iezzi is a member of the Greeneville High School Girl’s Soccer team. She scored a 29 on the ACT and a 1340 on the SAT, is a GHS Honor Scholar, a Tennessee Scholar, a Tennessee Graduate with Honors. Sabrina maintained a 95 percent attendance all four years, and maintained a 4.0 GPA. Sabrina was a member of the GHS track and field team from 2015-16 and Greeneville Galaxy

Select soccer club from 2012-17. While on the GHS girls’ soccer team, the team was district and region champions in 2014-15, District, region and state champions 2015 and 2016. She was named second team All-District, All-Region first team, TSSAA first team All-State, Tennessee All-Prep Xtra second team. In her senior year, she was varsity captain, TSSAA district and region champions and was named first team All-District,

All-Region, first team TSSAA AllState and region Co-Player of the Year. Sabrina has 80 hours of community service. She was on the Greene County Youth Council from 201517, the Greene County Youth Leadership from 2017-18 and a member of the National Honor Society from 2016-2018. Her volunteer hours include: food bank, March of Dimes and Gifts for Kids. She will attend the University of Tennessee ma-

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North Greene’s Megan Whaley received the Best of Preps softball student athlete of the year award.

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Greeneville Reds Softball Student-Athlete Of The Year egan Whaley is a member of the North Greene High School softball

team. Megan was awarded the Math Award her junior year, is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, First Priority and the National Honor Society. She has a 3.7 GPA. She volunteers in the school coffee shop, Shades of Grace homeless

shelter in Kingsport, YMCA summer basketball camp and at the Children’s Center in Greeneville. Megan participated in a nine-day mission trip to Belize, visiting villages and helping with vacation bible school. In addition to being on the softball team, she has been a member of the NGHS varsity and junior varsity basketball team and the volleyball team.

Her nominator said, “I have been able to observe her in both the classroom and in athletics. She is a caring young lady who cares for her teammates and peers. In the classroom and on the field, she likes to learn new things and works hard to try to better herself as an athlete and as a person. If she does struggle with any concept, she studies and seeks help until she masters the material. She is a

great peer to her classmates and teammates. She always works hard willingly and tries to have a good attitude even when things get tough. She is capable of working independently and as part of a team. Since I have known her, she has always struggled with having mental toughness. Over the years, she has gotten better with developing it. Each year, she has matured in this aspect of her game.”


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Chuckey-Doak’s Melody Ottinger received the Best of Preps girls swimming athlete of the year award.

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The Greeneville Sun Girls’ Swimming Student-Athlete Of The Year elody Ottinger is a member of the Chuckey-Doak High School girls’ swim

team. She placed third in the 2017-18 Northeast Regional Championship in the 500 Freestyle and the 100 Butterfly, qualified for the state

competition in the 500 freestyle and 100 butterfly, and placed seventh in the 2016-17 Northeast Regional Championship in the 500 freestyle and sixth in the 100 butterfly. Melody volunteers at her church, Peoples Tabernacle, by watching

and teaching younger children and helping with Bible school. She also volunteers at her swim meets, helping set up and timing events. She is a member of the CDHS Chorus and Women’s Chorus, and is a member of the All-State Chorus.

Melody has a 4.0 GPA. Her nominator said, “Melody is our only swim team member. She dedicates herself to traveling to other schools with pools to practice. Her dedication and work ethic show both in her performances in the pool as well as in the classroom.”


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CALEB

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Greeneville’s Caleb Brady received the Best of Preps boys tennis student athlete of the year award.

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aleb Brady is a member of the Greenville High School boys’ tennis team. He is a member of the National Honor Society and chapter president, the Science Olympiad team and has the highest class average in Algebra I and II, Geometry and Honors Biology. He has a 3.95 GPA. Caleb is a member of the Greene County Youth Council, the Greene

County Youth Leadership and is squadron commander of the AFJROTC and recipient of the Officer Promotion Community Service with Excellent award. He is treasurer of the Ruriteen and a member of the Kitty Hawk Air Society Honor Society. He was a mission team leader on trips to Uganda and Nicaragua, and serves as a Youth Sunday Leader and Childrens Church teacher, as well as being a

member of the Boy Scouts as an Eagle leader. He was the recipient of the 2017 Best of Preps in boys’ tennis, 100 percent award and Most Improved. He was named GHS Rookie of the Year, the 2017 Blue Ridge Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year and is playing as the No. 1 seed for GHS in 2018. His nominator said, “Caleb exemplifies excellence in the classroom

and in tennis. He goes above what is asked and is always willing to help and do what is needed to improve. He is a leader on the tennis court, in the classroom and his community. He was a member of the swim team and track and field team. Caleb has only been on the tennis team for two years with little experience. He has excelled and made his way to number one seed for the 2018 year.”


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Greeneville’s Macy Kennedy received the Best of Preps girls tennis student athlete of the year award.

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The Greeneville Sun Girls’ Tennis Student-Athlete Of The Year

acy Kennedy is a member of the Greeneville High School girls’ tennis team. Macy is an honor student, maintaining honor roll status since entering school. She is certified in Microsoft Word. She has a 3.833 GPA. Her achievements and awards are: 2017 Division 1 A-AA District singles champion, Region singles champion and earned a trip to the state tournament as one of the top eight players her freshman year. She helped lead her team to Region and District wins. Macy was named Blue Ridge

Athletic Conference 2017 Rookie of the Year and to the all-tournament team in singles for the BRAC. During her time in Junior Team Tennis, she was awarded the sportsmanship award two out of three years. She has ranked No. 2 out of 100 in the state and in the top 100 for the Southern section. Macy is a two-year member of the GHS varsity basketball and tennis teams. Her volunteer hours include the Greene County Partnership Youth Council, logging 50 plus hours a year

in various projects in Greeneville and Greene County, the Tusculum View Tiger Time program teaching tennis, working with youth and helping teach tennis camps and clinics at the Greene County Tennis Center and Holston Hills CC. Her nominator said, “Macy is an example of a team player, always willing to help others get better and cheering them on. She goes above and beyond what is expected of her. She has a true passion for the sport of tennis and dedicates herself daily to getting better and improving. She

is a very resilient and determined young lady. She doesn’t give up and pushes herself to always strive for her goals in life and especially in tennis. Her goal and dream since she was 10 years old was to play high school tennis. She tore her ACL three weeks before tennis season started. Instead of opting for surgery, she rehabbed and played her entire tennis season. She started unseeded and finished number three in singles and earned the singles title in Region and District on a bad knee, as well as helping lead her team to wins.”


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Greeneville’s Ty Youngblood received the Best of Preps boys track student athlete of the year award.

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y Youngblood is a member of the Greeneville High School boys’ track team. Ty is Second Vice-President of Student Congress on Policy in Education and maintains a 4.0 GPA. He volunteers at a local church,

is secretary of the Sophomore class, a member of the Greene County Youth Council, on the Youth Leadership Board and Youth Praise Band and substitute in the Adult Band at First Baptist Church. He has performed in local plays and produc-

tions at NPAC and at church. His freshmen year, he was the AllState hurdler, placed first in TMSAA in the 8th grade as a hurdler, was named Mr. GMS, and was a member of the GHS 2017 state championship team.

His nominator said, “Ty gives his all in everything he does. He doesn’t know what it means to give less than 100 percent. He is a thoughtful, hard-working athlete. He has overcome a hamstring injury to excel in two sports.”


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FAITH

J U L I A N

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West Greene’s Faith Julian received the Best of Preps girls track student athlete of the year award.

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aith Julian is a member of the West Greene High School girls’ track team. She is first in her class of 143 for 2018, has been class secretary all four years, voted class favorite for three years, and voted Most Intellectual by the class of 2018. She is a member of the Greene County Youth Leadership team, a Greeneville Sun Calendar Girl, is the school representative for the Daughters of the American Revolu-

tion award, and voted Homecoming Queen 2017-18. She is a dual enrollment student and in honors classes, on the A Honor Roll, has the highest GPA in six classes and a 4.0 GPA. She volunteers as a nursery worker at Fairview Baptist Church, is pianist in the Praise Band, a Special Olympic volunteer, a WGHS Kids Basketball and Volleyball camp volunteer and a Gifts for Kids volunteer. Faith placed in the 2015-17

Sub-Sectional track and field for pole vault, All-Region track and field in pole vault, placed seventh in the 2016 All-State track and field and fourth in the 2017 All-State track and field. In addition to track, she was on the 2016 and 2017 GHS volleyball team and was named the 2017 Best of Preps Volleyball Student-Athlete Of The Year. She is a member and officer of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, First Priority, Tennessee Tomorrow Club

member, on the WGHS yearbook staff, volleyball team co-captain and the 2018 track team captain. Her nominator said, “Faith is special on and off the track. She is outstanding in her sport as she has earned All-State twice in the pole vault. She is a committed athlete and captain of her team. She is always willing to go the extra mile. Faith lost her mother as a young child to cancer and has overcome a great deal.”


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JENNA

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Greeneville’s Jenna Click received the Best of Preps volleyball student athlete of the year award.

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The Greeneville Sun Volleyball Student-Athlete Of The Year

enna Click is a member of the Greeneville High School volleyball team. She received the 2017 Honors Award for Geometry and scored a 30 on the ACT, has the highest average in Honors Algebra I and II, U.S. History, Geography, Honors Geometry, Latin and Honors Chemistry, and is a member of the National Honor Society. She has a 4.0 GPA.

Jenna volunteers at her church, has been on mission trips to Philadelphia and Alabama, and was a tour guide for Greene County Schools Science Alliance. She volunteered at the Gifts for Kids, the Greeneville/Greene County Boys & Girls Club, Kiwanis Club concession stand, the GHS Kids Volleyball Camp, Hope Center and was a tutor for elementary school students.

She was named a 2015 and 2016 junior varsity starter and awarded most aces and most kills. She was a 2017 varsity starter and was awarded the 2017 Varsity Server of the Year, 2017 District Server of the Year and placed second in kills on the 2017 varsity team. Her nominator said, “Jenna is a standout on and off the court, everything a coach could hope for in a varsity starter. With quiet confi-

dence, she helped lead her team to an undefeated district title, all the while maintaining a 4.0 GPA and scoring a 30 on the ACT. Her consistent play, humility, strong character and positive attitude gain her the respect of her teammates and make her a fantastic role model for all who come in contact with her. It is a privilege to be her coach and I look forward to many more great things in her future.”


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TRENT

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Greeneville’s Trent Knight received the Best of Preps wrestling student athlete of the year award.

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rent Knight is a member of the Greeneville High School wrestling team. He is a member of the National Honor Society and was awarded the TSSAA Academic Honors Award and the Governors Academic Honors Award for 2016 and 2017. He

has a 3.65 GPA. Trent has volunteered with the March of Dimes and the American Heart Association. He is a member of Young Life Greene County and an activities volunteer at Grace Healthcare Center. He is the 2017 and 2018 Tennes-

see wrestling state champion and a 2017 Wrestling All-Conference and Wrestling All-State recipient. He was a member of the 2018 4A GHS football state championship team and was named to the All-Conference First Team in football. His nominator said, “Trent is ab-

solutely one of the hardest working young men that I have ever coached. Most people see him for his accomplishments on the football field and the wrestling mat. He is also an excellent student who carries a 3.65 GPA. He is a pleasure to coach and to know.”


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MATTHEW

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Greeneville’s Matthew Fisher received the Best of Preps Community Excellence Award.

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atthew Fisher is a member of the Greeneville High School boys’ soccer

team. He is a 2018 Tennessee graduate with State Distinction Honoree, a GHS Honors Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, was a Regional Algebra I and II High School Mathematics Competition finalist in 2015-2016. He has the highest GPA award in Biology and Engineering classes. He has been voted class president all four years of high school, is Student Council

president 2017/2018 and member 2014-present. He is a member of the Tennessee Music Education Association All-State Choir Select, the East Tennessee Vocal Association All-East Choir Select member, a recipient of the Advanced Chorus Principal’s Award 2017. He scored a 34 on the ACT and maintains a 3.90 GPA. Matthew is a four-year letterman on the GHS Varsity boys’ soccer team and a recipient of the All-District soccer team award. He volunteers at the GHS youth

soccer camp, the Tusculum College youth soccer camp, is a member of the Greene County Youth Council and the Greene County Partnership Youth Leadership program. His nominator said, “I nominated Matthew for his excellence in and out of the classroom. His academic achievements and leadership skills have awarded him many accolades during his high school career. He is also very talented in the choral department and feels right at home on the stage. He has worked hard for four years to find the right balance

in after school choral activities and time for soccer practice. His talent, work ethic and leadership on the GHS boys’ soccer team has been a key component in helping us achieve district and regional championships for four straight years, and leading us to the state tournament as well. He was instrumental in leading our team to our first state championship in school history in 2017. We will look to him to lead us on the field from his midfield position to hopefully reach the state championship game again this spring.”


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South Greene’s Jake Standridge received the Best of Preps Academic Achievement award.

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ake Standridge is a member of the South Greene High School boys’ basketball team. In addition to basketball, he was a member of the varsity football team for two years and the track team for two years. His academic achievements include being a recipient of the National U.S. Army ROTC schol-

arship, ranked first in his class, student of the year as a sophomore and junior, class president all four year and has the highest chemistry score. He is a member of the National Honor Society and a graduate of the Greene County Youth Leadership. He has a 4.2857 GPA. Jake was named All-Conference

and All-Tournament and was a recipient of the Team MVP award. Jake volunteered at Comcare, was a peer tutor, rang bells for the food bank, as well as volunteered during the South Greene youth basketball camps and at the YMCA. His nominator stated, “Jake will graduate first in his class with an

ACT score of 28. He has been the leader of his team and possesses all the traits of one you would want to represent your school. In the middle of his senior season, he ruptured his planter fascia while playing in a game. After six weeks of hard work and intense physical therapy, he was able to come back and finish the season strong.”


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South Greene’s Jessica Macon received the Best of Preps Comeback Player Award.

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essica Macon is a member of the South Greene High School cheerleading squad. Jessica’s academic achievements include: A-B Honor her freshman, sophomore and junior years, A honor roll her senior year, has completed dual enrollment classes at Walters State Community College, and graduated after her junior year with a 3.6

GPA. She received the Academic Merit and Bell Scholarships and received a King University Grant. She was accepted to King University as part of the King cheerleading squad. She has worked with the feeder school cheerleaders, is involved with Students Against Destructive Decisions, participated with the cheer team Relay For Life Team,

participated with FCCLA and HOSA as well as Talent Search. Her nominator stated, “Jessica had spinal fusion surgery due to her scoliosis before her sophomore year. Seeing pictures of her after surgery, I am still in amazement that she pushed herself to recover so that she could participate in cheerleading. In only eight months, she was at tryouts

jumping and dancing. She always has a positivity around her, a work ethic that a coach respects and wants on their time. Also during recover from surgery, her father passed away. She never let anything damper her spirit and persevered throughout. I respect her because she could have easily given up. What an amazing and inspiring young woman she is.”


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North Greene’s Sam Tarlton was named the Best of Preps Coach of the Year.

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ver the summer, the North Greene boys basketball coach search committee took a chance on a 25-year-old who had never coached at the high-school level. The committee knew many would question the decision, but they felt like they had the right man to lead the program in Sam Tarlton. All Tarlton did in his first year as the Huskies’ coach was blow the expectations of even the most optimistic North Greene supporter out of the water. With only three players returning that received significant playing time the year before, most North Greene fans would have been very satisfied with 20 wins, a good showing in the district tournament and qualifying for

the region tournament. The Huskies had other plans, and put together a season that no other team in program history has bettered. In his first year at the helm of the Huskies, Tarlton led them to a District 1-A championship and their first Region 1-A championship in 26 years. Prior to Tarlton’s arrival, only two teams in North Greene’s boys basketball history had qualified for the state tournament. That changed this season as the Huskies simply refused to lose over the last six weeks of the year, and they rode a 15-game winning streak to the biggest stage in the state. Only one team in program history had ever won a game at the state tournament. And after an overtime

thriller with Oakdale in the opening round of the Class A State Tournament, the 2018 Huskies became one of six boys basketball teams from Greene County to win in Murfreesboro. What made this year’s North Greene squad even more impressive was its flair for the dramatic. Tarlton seemed to be able pull the right kind of magic out of his team time and again as they marched through the postseason. They were the type of wins many coaches need years, if not decades, to figure out. But with just 38 games under his belt, Tarlton kept finding a way to get his team across the finish line. In the district championship, it took overtime, but the Huskies

escaped with a win. In the region championship, North Greene trailed going into the fourth quarter, but the Huskies kept creating opportunities for Andy Stevens, and the senior kept making shots to capture a four-point win. In the state sectionals against Coalfield, the Huskies trailed by 13 points in the second half and had to make six free throws in the final five seconds to secure a trip to the state tournament. Then to become only the second team in program history to win at the state tournament, North Greene had to battle to overtime with Oakdale in a game that had 19 lead changes and 10 ties before the extra period provided the Huskies with a 10-point win.


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North Greene’s Zane Potter was named the Best of Preps Male Athlete of the Year.

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ane Potter is a member of the North Greene High School baseball team. He has received the President of National Leadership Award in Agricultural Class, was chosen for Leaders of the Pack, and is Salutatorian of his Senior Class. He has a 3.987 GPA. Zane was a member of the All-Regional tournament team, Tennessee

Super Freshmen/Sophomore team and Tennessee Super Freshman/ Sophomore All 2-Way Team in his freshman year. His sophomore year, he was All-Conference, and Best Offensive Player in the Watauga Valley Conference. His junior year, he was named Watauga Valley MVP Player of the Year, as well as named to the All-Tournament team, 2nd Team

Johnson City Press Super 22, the Tennessee Baseball Report All-Region, the TBCA All-State Team and TSSAA All-State Team. His volunteer hours include 10 hours for Appalachian Baptist Church, high school fundraisers, plumbing and wood work assistant for needy families and Capital Theater. His nominator wrote, “I have had

the privilege to coach Zane for the past four years. Over this time, he has been the epitome of leadership and commitment. He is a four year starter and was named to two different All State Teams last season. He has earned every achievement through hard work and countless extra hours spent both in the cage and on the field.”


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Greeneville’s Sydni Lollar was named the Best of Preps Female Athlete of the Year.

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The Greeneville Sun Best Of Preps Overall Female Award

ydni Lollar is a member of the Greeneville High School girls’ basketball team. Her achievements and awards include: 2018 Regional Player of the Year, the Andrew Johnson Ladies Classic All-Tournament Team, All-Conference Team, All-Region Most Valuable Player. She is the reigning Greene County Fairest of the Fair. Her academic achievements include: Advanced Placement U.S. History award, highest grade point average in Latin, Honors

Geometry, Personal Finance, Honors English and a member of the National Honor Society. She served as an usher for the class of 2017 graduation. She is a school representative for the Director of Schools, a member of the Scholar’s Bowl, a Tennessee Scholar, Tennessee Graduate with Distinction, a Greeneville High School Honor Scholar and a Tennessee Graduate with Honors. She has been a winner and a finalist of the Wendy’s High School Heisman. She finished her basket-

ball career as Greeneville’s all-time leading scorer with 2,499 points. Sydni has been a camp coach at the Greeneville High School Kiddie Basketball camp, is a graduate of the Greeneville Citizen’s Academy and an active member of Young Life. Her nominator describes Sydni as the definition of leadership. She excels on the athletic field and in the classroom. Her teammates again selected her as a team captain. She led her team in rebounding, assists and steals. She is our go-to on the court

but she is so much more. Sydni is the first on the court and the last to leave. If a teammate is struggling, she is the first to the teammate’s side. She is the coaches’ go between with her teammates and both sides of this relationship trust her whole heartedly. Having personally taught her in an honors course, I can testify to her incredible work ethic in the classroom. She has a 32 ACT score and a 4.0 GPA. It is an honor to coach this athlete. She is truly one of Greeneville’s finest.”


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1055 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy., Greeneville, Tennessee (Next to AMC Classic Towne Crossing Theatre Greeneville) *Lifetime Warranty on all new vehicles and select used vehicles Must be 2008 or newer & have under 100K miles.

Get a better deal than you can get out of town by working with your local, family-owned dealership. You get the convenience of local sales and service, and most importantly, your tax dollars will stay in Greene County where they will directly benefit the students in this booklet!

Best Of Preps 2018  

Outstanding student-athletes took center stage at The Greeneville Sun’s annual “Best of Preps” ceremony on April 28, 2018. Held at Annie Hog...

Best Of Preps 2018  

Outstanding student-athletes took center stage at The Greeneville Sun’s annual “Best of Preps” ceremony on April 28, 2018. Held at Annie Hog...

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