Spirit of Su Award

"Spirit of Su" Award

Each year the "Spirit of Su' Award will be given to an outstanding senior player who exemplifies the life of SuAnne Big Crow, Pine Ridge. SuAnne was killed in a car accident on her way to the Miss Basketball Banquet in 1992.

The player will be judged in the categories of outstanding athletic ability, leadership, character, sportsmanship and grade point average.

The criteria is:

1. Athletic Ability: All-State caliber. All-around ability team player. Offensive and defensive standout.

2. Sportsmanship: Ability to act in a respectful manner with officials, opponents, teammates, and fans.

3. Leadership: Handles one-self in a manner which has earned the respect of teammates, opponents and fans.

4. Character: Able to interact in a positive fashion with students and adults, displaying self-discipline, high ethics, and respectful behavior. And is also a positive role model for young people.

5. Academic Ability: Maintains a 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.

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