MCHS FOOTBALL AWARDS PHOTO

Macon County High seniors Landon Whittemore (Mark Shrum Award), Ty Lowhorn (Tony Glover Award) and Ethan Jenkins (Tony Woosley Award) received team awards at the Macon County High football program’s postseason awards ceremony.

The Macon County High School football program held its awards ceremony for the 2020 season on April 21 at Macon County High School.

Four players — Dylan Heson, Mason Swindle, Landon Whittemore and Logan Whittemore — were recognized for joining the program’s 1,000-pound club, which consists of lifting a combined weight of 1,000 pounds in the bench press, power clean and squat.

Landon Whittemore was also recognized for being the Region 3-4A Most Outstanding Tight End, and Jenkins was recognized for being named the 3-4A Offensive Most Valuable Player.

Classmate Noah Hale was also singled out for being named the 3-4A Most Outstanding Punter, and eight others — Hesson, Swindle, senior Dylan Chupp, senior Hunter Herron, senior Wesley Carver, junior Braydee Brooks, junior Cameron Houston and junior Dawson Long — were also recognized for being selected to the all-region squad.

Senior Ty Lowhorn received the Jimmy Glover Award, which is given to a player “who gives 100% and then some.” It has been presented since 1969.

Jenkins received the Tony Woosley Award, which is a character award given in memory of Woosley (a 1984 graduate who died as a result of cancer). It has been given since 1985.

Then, Landon Whittemore received the Mark Shrum Award, which is based on character, being a great teammate, sacrifice and hard work. It has been given for five years.

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