Former LHS athlete Garret Zuk in the news: The MHSAA has nominated Garret Zuk for the National Federation "Spirit of Sport Award' based on his great act of sportsmanship in track & field last spring as written about by Geoff Kimmerly in his "Second Half" portion of the MHSAA Web. The NF Award criteria are stated as follows:
The NFHS has developed its "National High School Spirit of Sport Award," which will be conferred to eight section winners as well as one national winner. The recipient must be an individual from a high school that is a member of an NFHS-member athletic or activity association.
The recipient could be a coach, athletic administrator, administrator, official, trainer, student-athlete or any others associated with the school or the school's athletic program, or an individual(s) associated with the school's performing arts program.
This award seeks to recognize those individuals who exemplify the ideals of the positive spirit of sport that represent the core mission of education-based athletics. The award may be given in recognition of a specific act or for an activity of longer duration.
(Source: Lakeland Athletics Facebook Page)