Published On: Tue, Jun 3rd, 2014
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EBCI athletes honored at Swain banquet

EBCI tribal members Valerie Arkansas and Raymius Smith were named Athletes of the Year during the Swain County High School athletic banquet on Monday, June 2.  (Photo courtesy of Toby Burrell/SCHS)

EBCI tribal members Valerie Arkansas and Raymius Smith were named Athletes of the Year during the Swain County High School athletic banquet on Monday, June 2. (Photo courtesy of Toby Burrell/SCHS)

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Swain County High School held its annual athletic banquet on Monday, June 2.  Several EBCI tribal members were honored including Valerie Arkansas and Raymius Smith who were named Athletes of the Year.  Spencer McCoy was honored for winning a state championship in wrestling, and Alex Treadway and Jeremy Saunooke won Sportsmanship Awards.

Tribal members recognized for their individual sports during the evening included:

  • Russell Bigmeat, wrestling and track
  • McCoy, wrestling
  • Caitlyn Dills, JV basketball
  • Alea Tisho, varsity basketball
  • Raymius Smith, varsity basketball
  • Elizabeth Bible, varsity cheerleading
  • Alex Treadway, varsity volleyball
  • Arkansas, varsity volleyball
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