Past Winners

2011 Winners 

Candance Carruthers

Elyria High School

Leaving the Field

Bruce Ferguson, Lacey Ferguson, Candace

T.J. O'Brien

St. Edward High School

Choose to Cry

Pictured with his award

O'Neal West

Garfield Heights High School

First and Ten 

Catherine Ferguson, O'Neal, Bruce Ferguson

Joe Krivos

St. Ignatius High School

Pictured with her school counselor

David Rutan

Everyone Can Do Their Part

Pictured with his award

2011 Honorable Mention
Jack Corrigan, St. Ignatius, "You Can't Win On Tradition Alone"
Alex D'Angelo, St. Edward, "Rebirth and Revolution"
Patrick Furnas, Avon, "Becoming a Man"
Brandon Lanese, Trinity, "To Play Or Not to Play"
Annie Latsko, Lakewood, "This One Time at Band Camp"
Jake Leber, Mentor, "Boom Goes the Dynamite"
Jameson McGovern, Rocky River, "Teamwork"
Caleb Miller, Bucyrus Wynford, (no title)
Patrick Nagorski, Mentor, "My Lifelong Lessons from Football"
Mario Palmisano, Willoughby South, "The Size of One's Heart"

John Ringer, Ashtabula Edgewood, "Overcoming Adversity"
Karl Robie, Brecksville-Broadview Heights, "What I've Learned from Playing Football"
Ethan Scheck, Akron Ellet, "Bittersweet"
Nicole Spaetzel, Elyria Catholic, "Starting at the Twelfth Man: A 5'4" Senior"
Michael Timas, Cardinal, "Winners Never Quit and Quitters Never Win"
Jessica Tyree, Black River, "Lessons Learned On the Football Field"
Mariah Wright, West Geauga, "From Red Beret to Tiara"