Blue Devils hold football banquet April 3
Published 10:15 am Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Escambia County honored its own during a football banquet Monday night in the school auditorium.
The Blue Devils got off to a hot start in 2022, going 4-1 in the first half of the season. ECHS ended its season 4-6.
Special awards and recognitions were given to cheerleaders and football players during the banquet.
Those who won awards included by award:
- Blue Devil Community Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award – Lillie Johnson
“I am delighted to get this gift from y’all,” Johnson said. “What I do I’m doing for the kids. I found the Yellow Hat Society, but the Yellow Hats found me.”
- Cheerleader awards
- Freshman of the Year – Devin Riley
- All In Award – Jovaughnta Henderson
- Defensive lineman of the Year – Christian Lee
- Linebacker of the Year – Exavion Bradley
- Running back of the Year – James Whatley
- Defensive back of the Year – Lebron Hooks
- Wide receiver of the Year – Lorenzo Arnold
- Offensive lineman of the Year – Kaiden Arnold
- Blue Devil Awards – Marrion Jooks, Gabe Hooks, Bradley, Mason Huggins, Carmelo Turner, Henderson and Elijah Thomas
- Special teams Player of the Year – Luis Garcia
- Defensive Player of the Year – Lebron Hooks
- Offensive Player of the Year – Lorenzo Arnold
- MVP – Dakota DeSpain
- Parent Award – William DeSpain
- Blue Devil Community Service Award – Raymond Robinson