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!
Bobby Witt Jr.’s dad went third in the MLB draft and pitched for 16 seasons. The five-tool shortstop son went one pick ahead #GatoradePOY https://t.co/wVsiBynNb0
Game recognizes game. @jakesmith27 talking some 🏈 at the @Gatorade awards dinner. #ThisIsTexas #HookEm #GatoradePOY https://t.co/WRAVImTU8m
The accolades just keep on coming and Bobby Witt Jr. deserves every one of them. A competitor on the field and an even better person off of it. A huge congrats to the 2019 @Gatorade Male Athlete of the Year, @BwittJr! #GatoradePOY https://t.co/MdAo1BxrsK
3️⃣ @Gatorade National Players of the Year Congrats to our #UILState champs on receiving this national honor! Texas with more #GatoradePOY than any other state. @jasmineemoo | @matthew_boling1 | @BwittJr https://t.co/RRR3IIotiz https://t.co/vQzNFDjLIV
Jasmine Jones has been named the @Gatorade Georgia Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year! This is an amazing honor for an amazing Spartan. Congrats, Jasmine! #GatoradePOY https://t.co/tLeIQERhKp
Congratulations to Sophie Jones from @MenloKnights in being named Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year 👏 #GatoradePOY Read Full Story 👉 https://t.co/IOu6FXXyTY https://t.co/nVJYdXAnbd
That's how you rep the stars and stripes 👏 4️⃣ NTDP alums earned 2019 #GatoradePOY 💪 https://t.co/vTdNptymMa
New banner for Forslund Gym! #Harvard commit Chris Ledlum ‘19 Gatorade Massachusetts Boys Basketball Player of the Year! #HangingBanners #GoNMH @chris_ledlum #GatoradePOY https://t.co/DkDu4wUNUZ
.@BigTicket_JW is an unstoppable force on the court. Watch below to see how he dominated his way to the 2018-2019 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year award! #GatoradePOY https://t.co/c0R4njyQdM https://t.co/CjKqNkHexE
So happy 2 share this moment with u family💯🦄 #GatoradePOY @BigTicket_JW https://t.co/2sQ7yrEWHP
CONGRATS TO @madysen_nicole JOINING A 30+ YEAR LEGACY AS THE 2018-19 @GATORADE South Dakota GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR! @LennoxSDnews @LennoxJrSrHS #GATORADEPOY https://t.co/N36UW1LHv3
Azzi Fudd 2018-2019 @Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year Award! 🐐🏀 #GatoradePOY | #TogetherDC hum·ble 1. having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's own importance. https://t.co/1cV904iJhg