For years “Be All You Can Be,” was the well-known and oft-repeated slogan of the United States Army.
Lisa Blackburn was home one evening alone with her two children – Faith and Carson – when Spooner, the family’s rescue dog, began barking. With her husband Sam out of town, Blackburn was a little apprehensive as Spooner rarely barked unless someone was approaching the house.
Before Seth Crawford could soar, he had to crash.
The Gene “Pappy” Thompson Award for Excellence originated in 1982 to recognize an area high school student-athlete who exhibits exemplary athletic skills, but who also excels in the classroom and who gives of his or her time performing community service.