Last night Vanguard Attorneys acknowledged several area coaches and players at their first Vanguard Award Banquet. The ceremony Keynote speaker was none other than Hillsborough County’s own three time Olympic gold medalist, Brooke Bennett.
To celebrate an outstanding year, the Vanguard Award Committee welcomed previous student athlete winners, coaches and members of the Vanguard Award Selection Committee to enjoy food and entertainment at the Vanguard End of the Year Awards Banquet. During the evening, the committee announced the two winners of the Coach of the Year Awards,Robert Burns (Robinson, Football) and Madeilynann Mitchell (King, Volleyball) who received a $1,000 each, and the overall student athlete winner of the Vanguard MVP Award, Robert Asphall (Leto, football) who received $500.
2011-2012 Award Winners
• September: Kieran Pettus from East Bay High School
• October: Robert Asphall from Leto High School
• November: Katherine Lutton from Hillsborough High School
• December: Brittany Butler from Plant City High School
• January: Christopher Duvall from Robinson High School
• February: Sara Hill from Freedom high School
• March: Amy Mildebrath Alonso High School
• April: Leon McQuay, from Armwood