The Pink & Black Gala, a yearly occasion for Texas Tech student-athletes every Might, was hosted nearly by varied athletics division workers, flipping from display to display as totally different awards had been introduced through a stream on each Twitter and Fb.
“This 12 months’s gala offered a singular state of affairs primarily based on the well being disaster the world over. We had been excited to nonetheless be capable of honor our student-athletes who work so tirelessly on the sphere and most significantly, within the classroom,” mentioned Amy Heard, Senior Affiliate Athletics Director accountable for the J.T. and Margaret Talkington Management Academy. “Due to collaboration all through the athletics division, the digital gala went off with no hitch, and we’re pleased with every of the night time’s winners.”
Latest WNBA Draft choice Brittany Brewer was the highest particular person winner of the night time as she was acknowledged with the Jeannine McHaney Award, which is offered yearly to a feminine student-athlete who exemplifies the requirements of the late McHaney in areas of educational achievement and athletic excellence.
Texas Tech additionally honored its high graduating senior for each sport, all of which can obtain an engraved iPad for his or her success academically. The listing of honorees additionally included each student-athlete who achieved an ideal 4.zero GPA in the course of the fall semester in addition to 12 student-athletes who collected the Dr. Gerald Lage Massive 12 Award.
Moreover, two applications had been acknowledged in addition to Tom Stone‘s soccer squad earned the best group GPA whereas the Pink Raider soccer group collected the Good Citizen Award for its work in the neighborhood, a powerful emphasis for Matt Wells and his workers in solely their first 12 months.
The digital format allowed for report views of the occasion, increasing the celebration.
“Even with the problem of not having the ability to rejoice collectively in particular person, we’re excited that so many people had been capable of be a part of us as we honored our student-athletes,” Heard mentioned. “So many individuals are a part of a scholar’s journey and this celebration format allowed us to incorporate a bigger viewers than in earlier years.”
Each award offered in the course of the gala was decided primarily based on educational advantage and in session with the staffs on the Marsha Sharp Middle for Pupil-Athletes and the J.T. and Margaret Talkington Management Academy.
RED & BLACK GALA AWARD WINNERS
Prime Graduating Seniors: John McMillon (Baseball), Dawson Deaton (Soccer), Kyle Hogan (Males’s Golf), Braden Darrow (Males’s Monitor), Bjorn Thomson (Males’s Tennis), Sydney Goodson (Ladies’s Basketball), Shelby Henderson (Softball), Demi Koulizakis (Soccer), Bret Nance (Ladies’s Monitor), Natalie Parks (Ladies’s Monitor), Reagan Collins (Ladies’s Tennis), Allison White (Volleyball).
Dr. Gerald Lage Award: Clayton Beeter (Baseball), Braxton Fulford (Baseball), Kyle Hogan (Males’s Golf), Sandy Scott (Males’s Golf), Bjorn Thompson (Males’s Tennis), Braden Darrow (Males’s Monitor), Steven Duran (Males’s Monitor), Savanna Jones (Soccer), Chinne Okoronkwo (Ladies’s Monitor), Bret Nance (Ladies’s Monitor), Shelby Henderson (Softball), Haley Harman (Volleyball).
Prime Group GPA: Soccer
Good Citizen Award: Soccer
Jeanine McHaney Award: Brittany Brewer
The Digital Pink & Black Gala is dwell!
Be part of us as we rejoice the accomplishments made by our superb Pink Raiders in the course of the 2019-20 educational 12 months!
— Texas Tech Pink Raiders (@TechAthletics) May 4, 2020
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