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ATA End Of Year Party 2012
The ATA community came together on Tuesday evening to celebrate the past year and the people that made it special. It was an evening of mingling amongst friends, enjoying great food and drink, sending off the senior class and the annual presentation of the ATA Academy Awards.
Donna and Philip Berber generously welcomed the ATA community into their home for this fun-filled evening.
ATA Alumni Jeff Offerdahl and Taylor Shamshiri each spoke about their college experience at Vanderbilt and Washington and Lee respectively, 1 year removed from ATA.
After showing the Senior Video put together by Brooke Hughes, each senior was introduced by his or her primary coach, and then spoke briefly about their experience at ATA overall.
Next, Coach Newman presented the annual ATA Awards to their respective winners.
Coach of the Year – Carol Hagar
Parents of the Year – John and Haden Spencer
Most Improved Female – Ela Raczka and Avery Schiffman
Most Improved Male – Caleb Rightmer and Austin Priess
Male Mentor of the Year – Josh Rifkin
Female Mentor of the Year – Mikaela Pope
Student Athlete of the Year Female – Meredith Parks
Student Athlete of the Year Male – Liam Leddy
Spirit of ATA Male – Breck Spencer and Mitchell Johnson
Spirit of ATA Female – Elena Seifert
Ambassador of the Year Male – Jonah Kral
Ambassador of the Year Female – Brooke Hughes
Work Ethic Award Female – Jordyn Kanak and Brittany Brewster
Work Ethic Award Male – Andrew Parks and Josh Hagar
Leadership Award – Josh Hagar
MVP Award Female – Brittany Brewster
MVP Award Male – Josh Hagar and Andrew Parks
The night ended with the final video presentation by Brooke Hughes, featuring pictures and videos of all the Academy players and coaches from throughout the year. Thanks for coming out and celebrating another wonderful year!