The Savannah Morning News, with the Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards program, presented by Georgia Port, is proud to announce the nominees for Volleyball Player of the Year. The winner will be announced during the live show this spring (date and location to be announced). The program is produced with the support of Chatham Orthopedic Associates.
During the live broadcast, these nominees will be honored, along with Athletes of the Year in 23 other sports. Nominated athletes who RSVP will receive a free ticket to the event thanks to sponsors. Additional tickets can be purchased on the show’s website, which will be available soon.
The Coastal Empire High School Awards show is part of the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the nation’s largest high school sports recognition program. Last year’s show can still be viewed online at this link. This year, a local school will win a $1,000 donation to their school’s sports department. More details on this will be available soon.
Here are all the nominees for Volleyball Player of the Year:
Akira Burt, Richmond Hill High School—SR
Maggie Byrd, Savannah Christian Preparatory School – SR
Lillie Coffey, Savannah Academy of Arts — SO
Abbey Kate Daugherty, Savannah Academy of Arts — SR
Savannah Davis, Richmond Hill High School — JR
Gwyneth Harper, Richmond Hill High School — JR
Finn Higginbotham, Savannah Academy of Arts — JR
Belle Jackson, St. Vincent Academy — SR
Maggie Kyriakides, Savannah Christian Preparatory School – SO
Mattie Lynch, St. Vincent Academy — SR
Cailin Pritchard, Effingham County High School – SR
Veronica Sierzant, Island High School — SR