Girls Varsity Volleyball · Elizabeth Blackmon wins Positive Athlete Award


Spalding High Volleyball athlete Elizabeth Blackmon has been named a regional winner of the Positive Athlete Award. Positive Athlete is an organization that operates an awards and recognition program across the State of GA. This program’s mission is to celebrate high school student-athletes and coaches who give back, are involved in their schools and communities,overcome difficult circumstances, and embody the Seven Definitions of a Positive Athlete:

1. Optimistic Attitude
2. Encouraging Teammate
3. Servant Leader
4. Heart for Others
5. Admits Imperfections
6. Always Gives 100%
7. Puts Team First
Over 5,400 nominations were made by coaches, teachers, parents and fans around the
state of GA for this year’s Positive Athlete program, and they are being celebrated for
who they are, and how they inspire others.  Our school was lucky enough to have a regional award winner, who was named the Most Positive Athlete in their sport.  By winning the regional award, Elizabeth is now a finalist for a $1000.00 scholarship award from Positive Athlete. Please congratulate Elizabeth on this award.