16th Annual Student-Athlete Achievement Awards

Virtual Reception, February 28, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Join the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame as it celebrates the accomplishments of student-athletes from across the Commonwealth, as part of its annual Student-Athlete Achievement Awards. The awards recognize juniors and seniors from Virginia high schools that perform well academically, athletically, and make an impact in their communities. 16 finalists have been chosen from over 100-nominations, and four winners will be named Student-Athletes of the Year and receive scholarship awards from the Hall of Fame.

The virtual reception will take place Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 4 p.m., and will be broadcast via ZOOM/Facebook Live. To view the event live in the ZOOM (only hosts and finalists will be visible on screen, please register via the link below. Registration is limited to 100 attendees.

The event will also be broadcast live on the Hall of Fame’s Facebook page at 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 28. There is no limit to how many people can view the broadcast on FB Live. 

The event will be emceed by the morning and midday anchor for WAVY-TV, Katie Collett.

“Student-athletes have endured so much as a result of the pandemic. We wanted to make sure we continued this initiative that celebrates their overall accomplishments even if games aren’t being played.” – Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director, Will Driscoll

16th Annual Student-Athlete Achievement Awards Finalists (Girls)

Caroline Bowe, 12th grade, Midlothian High School, Midlothian, VA

Juliana Conza, 12th grade, Kellam High School, Virginia Beach, VA

Nina Dao, 12th grade, Ocean Lakes High School, Virginia Beach, VA

Austin Heft, 11th grade, Ocean Lakes High School, Virginia Beach, VA

Madison Inscoe, 11th grade, Nansemond Suffolk Academy, Suffolk, VA

Emma Lemley, 12th grade, Jefferson Forest High School, Forest, VA

Barrett Rowe, 11th grade, Collegiate School, Richmond, VA

Lexie Vanderloo, 12th grade, Loudoun County High School, Leesburg, VA

16th Annual Student-Athlete Achievement Awards Finalists (Boys)

Eric Bazile, 12th grade, Norview High School, Norfolk, VA

Parker Epperley, 11th grade, Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg, VA

Joseph Kagel, 12th grade, Catholic High School, Virginia Beach, VA

Lincoln Lubsen, 12th grade, Walsingham Academy, Williamsburg, VA

Matthew McEwen, 12th grade, Churchland High School, Portsmouth, VA

Austin Miranda, 12th grade, Catholic High School, Virginia Beach, VA

Christopher Parham, 12th grade, Dinwiddie High School, Dinwiddie, VA

David Smythe, 11th grade, Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, VA

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