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2012 ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
TIM PIERCE - ALBANY HIGH SCHOOL
GPA:    3.32
SAT:    820 SAT (Math & Critical Reading)
Sports:    Athlete of the Year 2010/11
Basketball:   
-2 time Ist Team All Region
-2011/12 Albany Herald Super 6 selection
-REGION 1-AA PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2011/12
-4 year letterman
-3 time team MVP
Golf: 4 year letterman
Cross Country: 4 year letterman
Track & Field:
  -5 5th place state triple jump
  -2 year letterman
JAYLA HOOPER - DOUGHERTY HIGH SCHOOL
Jayla has played fast Pitch Softball and Basketball for 4 years and tennis for 1 year. She has won many awards, most improved player (basketball) 9th and 10th grade year, Best rebounder, two times All tournament team in Macon West side Holiday Classic, coaches award and True Trojan award in Softball. Ms. Homecoming 2011, Ms Junior 2010 and Voted Most Athletic female athlete 2011-12 by her senior's classmates. Jayla plans to attend Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA and major in accounting.
SHENIQUA YOUNG - MONROE HIGH SCHOOL
I played softball and received best JV defensive player. I played basketball and received Most Coachable, and also participated in track and field where we won state my freshman year. My sophomore year I played softball and got best all around player for JV. In basketball I got best offensive award, and we also made it to the sweet sixteen where I received a sweet sixteen plaque. I was also MVP at a tournament that my team and I participated in at Darton College. For track & field we won state again. My junior year I played softball and got best offensive player, in basketball I got MVP and I was also selected to the all region team. In track & field we won state again (3 -peat). Finally, my senior year I played Softball. In basketball we went deep into the state playoffs run all the way to the Elite 8.

DYTIESHA DUNSON - WESTOVER HIGH SCHOOL
Number 00           
Point Guard
G.P.A. - 4.227
Class rank is 13 of 340
Three year record at Westover: 73 wins and 14 losses
-2010-2011 Atlanta Journal Constitution Class AAA Allstate Team
-2010-2011 1 -AAA All Region Team
-2010-2011 Lady Patriots Highest G.P.A.
-2010 Albany Herald Super Six
-U.S. Air Force High Flyers Georgia-Finalists 2011-2012
-2011- 2012 Albany Herald Super Six
-2012 McDonald's All American Nominee
-2009-2010 Lady Patriots Most Valuable Player
-2009-2010 1 -AAA All Region Team
-2008-2009 Lady Patriots Most Improved Player
-Signing with Florida Gulf Coast University
    -The Eagles
    -Atlantic Sun Conference
    -Division I Non-football

 
HEATHER HORNE - BYNE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Heather is the daughter of Roger & Michelle Horne. She has lettered in basketball for 3 years, volleyball 2 years, softball 1 year and soccer 1 year. Heather has been selected as an All-State performer in basketball twice and softball once. She has been active in FCA and the Yearbook Club at Byne. She was named Jr Miss Byne in 2009 and was a representative on the homecoming court in 2011-12. Heather is a member of Pinebluff Baptist Church.


MACKENZIE DAVIS - DEERFIELD-WINDSOR
Mackenzie is the daughter of Lt. Col. & Mrs. Don Davis. She is a senior at Deerfield Windsor School. Mackenzie has already had many accolades for the 2011-12 school year, and we know there will be many more to come. 
Below Is a list of current accomplishments:
-AAA All-State Performer in Cross Country
-Finished second in the state in the AAA State Cross Country Meet
-Broke the school record in the 5K with a time of 18:43
Projected accomplishments:
-All-Region & All-State in Girls' Soccer
-Region Champion in the 400m, 1600m, and 3200m in track and possibly state titles in these events as well.

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