2014 - 2015 GATORADE
NATIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
BEN
SIMMONS
F
MONTVERDE ACADEMY
MONTVERDE, FLORIDA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-10
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
28
POINTS PER GAME
11.9
REBOUNDS PER GAME

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-10, 220-pound senior forward has led the Eagles to a 28-1 record and a berth in the Dick's Sporting Goods National High School Tournament, scheduled for April 2. Also the 2015 Morgan Wootten Award winner and the Naismith Trophy Boys Basketball

Academic Achievement


Simmons has maintained a B average in the classroom.

Exemplary Character


He has volunteered on behalf of Basketball Buddies literacy-outreach and as part of a study skills initiative for Montverde elementary students. He has also donated his time as a life skills and study skills guest speaker and mentor in his native Australi