Camden Fairview’s 2023 All-Sports Banquet Awards highlighted

Senior Athletes Academic Award winners (Photo by Patric Flannigan)
Senior Athletes Academic Award winners (Photo by Patric Flannigan)

The Camden Fairview High School hosted its annual All Sports Banquet earlier this week to recognize student athletes, sponsors and supporters of its various athletic programs. During the event, each coach summarized their seasons ans shared stories about their student athletes and their accomplishments. The Tate Award-

CF Athletic Director Rickey Tucker opened the ceremony by thanking everyone that was able to attend despite a severe storm that made its way into Ouachita County just before the event started. CF High School Principal Cara Bowie, CFHS Assistant Principals Rodney Frazier and Ethan Bumpass also welcomed every to the banquet. Immediately afterwards, Tucker presented the Service Awards to people in the community that have donated their time, finances or resources to the to help the athletics program. Following that, Tucker announced the Senior Academic Awards for students athletes that have maintained a 3.5 throughout their high school career. There was a total of 30 recipients. Later in the evening, Michaela Griffith was also presented the Arkansas Activities Association/Centennial Bank Athletic Community Service Award. The award was $1,000 scholarship for Griffith's outstanding achievements in academics as well as in athletics.

Tucker also presented plaques in recognition of CF Athletic Trainer and teacher Miriam Shoemaker and CF Varsity Defensive Coordinator Devin Ball. Shoemaker accepted a position back home in Louisiana and Ball accepted the head coaching position at his alma mater Junction City.

The full list of award recipients' is listed below.

2023 Senior Academic Awards (Presented by Camden Fairview Athletic Director Rickey Tucker)

  • Jaxson Bradshaw
  • Aniyah Buckhanan
  • Kameron Easttam
  • Arianna Frazier
  • Shayla Graham
  • Michaela Griffith
  • Michal Griffith
  • Karmen Johnson
  • Kyndal Johnston
  • Libby Johnston
  • Darryl DJ King
  • Nasir Khan
  • Jayla Marks
  • Alexis Chavez
  • Summer Collier
  • Amiyah Davis
  • Shaqunda Davis
  • Jordon Dennis
  • Shamya Martin
  • Carson McKinney
  • Kaitlyn Melton
  • Tricia Nweke
  • Ta Giaunna Rogers
  • Francheska Smith
  • Ja'kyree Spencer
  • Martavius Thomas
  • Tabria Thompson
  • Takibbriona Torrence
  • Dylan Wendling
  • Cade Woods

Tennis Awards (Presented by Coach Raymond Buzbee)

  • MVP Francheska Smith
  • Cardinal Award Jordon Dennis
  • Newcomer Award Maci Marlar

Girls Swimming (Presented by Ricky Tucker on behalf of Charlie Adams)

  • MVP Melanie Wylie
  • Cardinal Award Hannah Marlar

Boys Swimming (Presented by Ricky Tucker on behalf of Charlie Adams)

  • MVP Kameron Easttam
  • Cardinal Award Layton Brian

Girls Basketball (Presented by Coach Whitney Frazier)

  • MVP Karmen Johnson
  • Defensive MVP Ja'Kyree Spencer
  • Offensive MVP Amiyah Davis
  • Newcomer of the Year Jordan Clary
  • Coaches Award Michaela Griffith
  • Hustle Award Takibbriona Torrence

Boys Basketball (Presented by Coach Johnny Jackson)

  • MVP Jymarion Hopson
  • Offensive MVP Kyleston Gill
  • Defensive MVP Darryl King
  • Newcomer of the Year Jaylen Goodwin
  • Hustle Award Jarvis Reed
  • Mr. All Around Traveon King

Girls Volleyball (Presented by Coach Leigh Millican)

  • Offensive Player of the Year Karmen Johnson
  • Defensive Player of the Year Alexis Chavez
  • Hustler/Setter of the Year Michaela Griffin
  • Cardinal Award Arianna Frazier
  • Hustle Award Ja'Kyree Spencer

Boys Golf (Presented by Coach Troy Keith)

  • Scoring Average Award Jaxson Bradshaw
  • Cardinal Award Cade Woods

Girls Golf (Presented by Coach Troy Keith)

  • Scoring Average Award Emily Robertson
  • Cardinal Award Kynlee Carman

Baseball (Presented by Coach Troy Keith)

  • Pitching MVP Jaden Bryant
  • Offensive MVP Martavius Thomas
  • Defensive MVP Carson McKinney
  • Cardinal Award Dylan Wendling
  • Leadership Award Jaxson Bradshaw

Football (Presented by Coach Nick Vaughn)

  • Offensive MVP Martavius Thomas
  • Outstanding Back AJ Alsobrook
  • Outstanding Wide Receiver Trent Haygood
  • Outstanding Offensive Lineman Landon Morgan
  • Most Improved ( Offense ) Vincent Thrower
  • Defensive MVP Kameron Easttam
  • Outstanding Defensive Lineman DJ King
  • Outstanding Linebacker Michal Griffith
  • Outstanding Defensive Back Ja'bauree Lockhart
  • Most Improved ( Defense ) Jabari Spencer
  • Special Teams MVP Nasir Khan
  • Cardinal Award Maliq Musa Dennis

Gymnastics (Presented by Coach Nancy Delorme)

  • Specialist Award Isabella Bodenhamer
  • Prestigious Taylor Bryant
  • Athletic Xaviana Thomas
  • Dynamic Gymnast Award McKinley Harrison

Girls Track (Presented by Coach Chris Coker)

  • MVP Shaquanda Davis
  • Cardinal Award Tricia Nweke
  • Outstanding Runner Kalea Miller
  • Outstanding Field Event Aniyah Buckhanan
  • Most Improved Dasha Bailey

Softball (Presented by Coach Kendra Center)

  • Offensive Award Kynlee Carman
  • Defensive Award Arianna Frazier
  • Leadership Award Grayson Burton
  • Cardinal Award Ann Marie Davis
  • Newcomer Award Madison Turner

Boys Track (Presented by Coach Chris Coker)

  • MVP Jaquavious McKenzie
  • Outstanding Runner Jayden Porchia
  • Outstanding Field Event Jeremy Whitney
  • Cardinal Award Raushun Bush
  • Most Improved Cameron Burks

Boys Cross Country (Presented by Coach Chris Coker)

  • Cardinal Award Max Bradshaw

Girls Cross Country (Presented by Coach Chris Coker)

  • Cardinal Award Aniyah Buckhanan

Dance Team (Presented by Coach Terri Long)

  • MVP Takibbriona Torrence
  • Cardinal Award Kylah Breland

Cheerleader Awards (Presented by Coach Britney Duke)

  • MVP T'Erica Burgie
  • Cardinal Award Terrasia Porchia

Tate Award for Athletes of the Year

  • Martavius Thomas
  • Karmen Johnson

Service Awards

  • L. E. Lindsey
  • Jonathan Wolfe
  • Kelly Blair
  • Fred Lilly, Jr.
  • Dallas McCullough
  • Ashley Lilly
  • Lowell Sanders
  • Sarah Hudson
  • Stephanie Bohenhamer
  • Cara Bowie
  • David Browning
  • Farmers Bank & Trust
  • Mike Dobbins

Richard Johnson Award for 9th Grade Athletes of the Year

  • Isis Wilson
  • Herman Gill III

Rod Morris Award

  • Bricen Butler

Al Rose Sportsmanship Award

  • Arquavion Martin