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Posted on September 11, 2023

The Wichita Sports Commission hosted the 25th Annual Greater Wichita Sports Banquet, presented by Hellas, on Thursday, June 29th at the Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel. At the event, local amateur and professional athletes were recognized for their accomplishments.

The student-athlete and professional-athlete award winners are:

Lynette Woodard High School Female Athlete of the Year:  McKenzie Fairchild, Andale High School

Barry Sanders High School Male Athlete of the Year: Avery Johnson, Maize High School

Junior College Female Athlete of the Year: Brooklyn Hunter, Butler Community College

Junior College Male Athlete of the Year: Bruno Nhavene, Cowley County Community College

College Female Athlete of the Year: Sydney McKinney, Wichita State University

College Male Athlete of the Year: Payton Tolle, Wichita State University

Professional Athlete of the Year: Spencer Steer, Wichita Wind Surge

High School Male Coach of the Year:  Dylan Schmidt, Andale High School

High School Female Coach of the Year: Dave Hawley, Wichita Collegiate High School

Gene Stephenson Coach of the Year: Drew Dallas, Hutchinson Community College

Robert E. “Bob” Hanson Impact Award: Roy Turner, Wichita Open

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