Nighthawks Honored At Awards Reception

Faith Bratton receiving her award.The student athletes of National Park College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams were honored in an awards ceremony Friday at National Park College for their outstanding achievements on and off the court this season.

In their historic first season in the NJCAA, eight Nighthawks were recognized as All-Region members. Sophomores Faith Bratton (Jessieville) and Bailey Womack (Fountain Lake) and freshman Patrick Greene (Little Rock Mills) were named to the 2019 NJCAA Region II Division II All-Region first team with sophomore Braylon Steen (Bryant) picking up All-Region second team honors. Nighthawk women’s coach Marvin Moody Sr. was named All-Region Coach of the Year while sophomores Seth Duke (Gravette), KJ Corder (Hot Springs) and Hailee Crosby (Mountain Pine) received All-Region honorable mention awards.

Seven Nighthawks—Bratton, Womack, Summer Godwin (Mountain Pine), Desmond McDonald (Hope), Chandler Roland (Perryville), Garrison Branscum (Perryville) and Preston Crowder (Arkadelphia) received the Nighthawk Scholars award for being named to either the Dean’s List or President’s List during the 2018-2019 school year.

McDonald and Godwin also received the Faculty Choice Award, which recognizes student athletes who lead not only on the court, but in the classroom as well.

To close the evening, Bratton and Steen received the Nighthawk Spirit Award, which honors student athletes who represent their school and athletics programs with exemplary leadership.

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