St. Joseph School hosts basketball awards program

St. Joseph High School recently held its basketball awards program in the school cafeteria.

Boy and girl athletes in the seventh through 12th grades were recognized, including the cheerleader squads.

The highest of these awards are presented to the senior players who best demonstrate all-around excellence on and off the court.

David Beck was presented the Jim Banks Award, named after the school’s first boys basketball coach.

David Beck was presented the Jim Banks Award.

Amber Briggler was selected for the Father Beagan Award, named in honor a former associate pastor at St. Joseph who was instrumental in starting girls basketball in the mid-1950s.

Amber and David were named to the 2016-17 edition of the 501 Basketball Team, which recognizes players for their contributions on and off the court.