The Washington Community High School Panther Boosters concluded the 2007-08 season May 15 by hosting the WCHS Athletic Recognitions Night.


The Washington Community High School Panther Boosters concluded the 2007-08 season May 15 by hosting the WCHS Athletic Recognitions Night.

The event was in the Caterpillar Auditorium at Five Points Washington and WCHS athletic director Craig Anderson served as the master of ceremonies.

Varsity letterwinners and special-award recipients were presented.

Highlights of the evening included:

• The Bob Neuman Sportsmanship Award — Matt Roth

• The Jan Smith Sportsmanship Award — Sara Hamilton

• The Dorothy Foster Inspirational Award — Brandi Pudik

• The Kenny Hyder Memorial Award — Mike Minehan

• The Evan Knoblauch Memorial Award (students lettering in three varsity IHSA sports or activities) — Austin Fisher, Minehan, Jacob Joraanstad, Dan O’Neill, Pudik, Ellen Riedel and Colton Underwood

• Fans of the Year — Jerry and Cindy Hamilton.

Overall this school year, the WCHS Booster Club contributed more than $8,000 in athletic purchases to the school.