November 26, 2012
Fairness and mutual respect are just two of the character-building qualities that represent good sportsmanship, according to the directors and employees at Coweta-Fayette EMC, which recently honored Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone with the 2012 Georgia High School Association’s (GHSA’s) Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.
Palmetto, GA – November 26, 2012 – Fairness and mutual respect are just two of the character-building qualities that represent good sportsmanship, according to the directors and employees at Coweta-Fayette EMC, which recently honored Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone with the 2012 Georgia High School Association’s (GHSA’s) Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.
Mary Ann Bell, Coweta-Fayette EMC’s Vice President of Marketing, presented the sportsmanship trophy to staff, coaches and athletes at the high school November 14. The award honors the GHSA member schools that exhibited outstanding sportsmanship during the 2011-2012 school year.
“We are pleased to present the Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award to Sandy Creek High School,” said Bell. “This school’s students, spectators and teammates have continually exhibited good sportsmanship and character, both on the field and in the stands.”
Introduced in 2006 and sponsored by Georgia’s electric cooperatives and the GHSA, the Cooperative Spirit Award promotes sportsmanship at competitive events and honors the conduct of not only student athletes, but also that of fellow students, parents, coaches and spectators, making the award a tribute to the entire school community.
“Good sportsmanship is one of the most important principles a person can exhibit, and it falls in line with cooperative values,” said Bell. “Coweta-Fayette EMC is proud to support this teamwork-centered initiative.
Coweta-Fayette EMC is a consumer-owned cooperative providing electricity and related services to over 74,000 member accounts in Coweta, Fayette, Heard, South Fulton, Clayton, Spalding, Troup and Meriwether Counties.
EMC Marketing VP Mary Ann Bell presents the Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award to Sandy Creek Principal Dr. Darrell Evans, along with key staff and student athletes. Shown back row l-r: Head Football Coach Chip Walker; Asst. Principal/Athletic Dir. Ken Wood; Asst. Principal Richard Smith; Head Volleyball Coach Paul Collins; Ben Weinhardt, Junior Class VP/cross-country, baseball; and Chief Mark Davidson, Air Force JROTC. Shown front row l-r: Asst. Principal Shannon Lain; Asst. Principal Deborah Rasnake; Bell; Dr. Evans; Tori Alexander, Senior Class VP/cheerleader; Hannah Hancock, Junior Class Pres./cross-country; and Omari Allen, Senior Class Pres./tennis.