HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - For the 14th straight year Huntsville Hospital and TOC held the annual Athlete of the Year Banquet. The event honors 32 finalists awarding one male and female with $1,000 dollar scholarships, and the title Athlete of the Year. Former Atlanta Braves great Dale Murphy was on hand as the guest speaker and to present the winners their checks.
Bob Jones swimmer Byron He took was named the Male Athlete of the Year. He plans on attending Auburn and majoring in engineering. The female winner was Sparkman tennis player Anna Fiorucci. Fiorucci is heading to Samford to major in elementary education.