Student Athletes Recognized at Annual Athletic Awards Banquet
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LANCASTER, PA – Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology honored several student athletes Tuesday, April 14 at the school’s annual Athletic Awards Banquet. Each athlete that completed a season was recognized, with first year athletes receiving a certificate, chenille letter and pin and second year athletes receiving a plaque with their sport, name and years of participation.
Additional individual awards were presented to various outstanding athletes within each sport. The following individuals were recognized:
- MVP Award: Jonathan Perez (Lancaster, PA)
- MVP Award: Denzel Williams (Coatesville, PA)
- Most Improved Player: Eric Shemanski (Reading, PA)
- Coaches Award: Gary Duncan (Coatesville, PA)
- Offensive MVP Award: Daryl “DJ” Harrison (York, PA)
- Defensive MVP Award: Christian Simpkins (Stowe, PA)
- Coaches Award: Davon Cobb (Chester, PA)
- Coaches Award: Joe Murren (New Oxford, PA)
- Coaches Award: John Schubach (Collegeville, PA)
Track & Field
- MVP Award: Kyle Dunn-Devine (Barto, PA)
- Most Improved: Thaddeus Miller (Honey Brook, PA)
- Most Improved: Christian Simpkins (Stowe, PA)
- Coaches Award: Dylan Martin (Gap, PA)
In addition to the special team awards, the College also recognizes the most outstanding student athletes of the year with two special awards. The Richard V. Bevilacqua Award is presented to the most outstanding sophomore athlete and the John C. Stauffer Award is presented to the sophomore contributing the most to athletics. The coaches of each team nominate the winners of these prestigious athletic awards.
- Richard V. Bevilacqua Award - Daryl “DJ” Harrison (York, PA)
- John C. Stauffer Award - Christian Simpkins (Stowe, PA)
Thaddeus Stevens College maintains an athletic program of five major intercollegiate sports. They are football, cross-country, basketball, wrestling, and track and field. Contests are scheduled against college and university junior varsity teams and junior and community colleges in the mid Atlantic states. The cross-country, wrestling, and track and field programs are presently affiliated with the National Junior College Athletic Association. These affiliations allow Stevens’ athletes to compete in regional and national competition when qualifying standards are met. The basketball team is member in the Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference and the football squad in the Seaboard Conference.