We expect more from our athletes, that’s why the Gatorade Player of the Year program recognizes the nation’s most outstanding high school student-athletes for their athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character. That’s what makes this award the most prestigious honor in High School sports.
In each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, one GATORADE STATE HIGH SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE YEAR is chosen in each of the following sports:
IN EACH OF THE TWELVE SPORTS, ONE STUDENT-ATHLETE WILL BE RECOGNIZED AS THE BEST IN THE STATE BASED ON ATHLETICS, ACADEMICS AND CHARACTER.
IN EACH OF THE TWELVE SPORTS, THE BEST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETES IN THE NATION ARE RECOGNIZED AS THE GATORADE NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR.
ONE MALE AND ONE FEMALE ARE CHOSEN FROM THE TWELVE NATIONAL WINNERS, AND NAMED GATORADE HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE OF THE YEAR. ONE OF THE MOST PRESTIGOUS AWARDS IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS.
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Do you know a high school athlete who demonstrates athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary Character? Nominate them for the Gatorade Player of the Year award!
So proud of @umarfarouk_77 on being named NATIONAL #GatoradePOY ! Great achievement following other RtD grads… https://t.co/gMHPMazBaH
.@NorcoHS_sports pitcher Taylor Dockins named @Gatorade National Softball POY. https://t.co/Pr0NmJ4FAL @16tmoney @CSUFSoftball #GatoradePOY
Check it out, honored to have surprised @16tmoney in the latest #GatoradePOY player profile video! @Gatorade Congra… https://t.co/fmlC1aNDMy
Check out the 2016-17 @Gatorade Baseball Players of the Year. https://t.co/YlVMMtq6tw @Hudl #GatoradePOY
Shout out to @Gatorade for the package! #GatoradePOY https://t.co/8Iw7lOX7PI
Unbelievable honor! Thank you @Gatorade and everyone who has gotten me to this point! #GatoradePOY https://t.co/dBHGYWnXtx
.@NH_Raiders star @TheMPJ1 wins @Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year. https://t.co/Y96zctkrkI #GatoradePOY
From a former #GatoradePOY to the newest one. Congrats, @iball_crzy! https://t.co/8g3B41tZce
Today I got to surprise @iball_crzy w/ the @Gatorade National Girls Basketball POY award. Congrats Megan! #GatoradePOY
.@De11eDonne surprises Megan Walker with the 2016-17 National Girls Basketball #GatoradePOY 🏆at the #WizMavs game!… https://t.co/HKrsVypjv4