Edmonson Voice Sports:
The inaugural "Byrd Is The Word Classic" Scholarship was presented to Muhlenberg County's Sheridan Piper. She received the event's very first $1000 scholarship.
Ken Byrd, from Byrd Realty & Auction presented the award on Monday, February 12, 2018.
Pictured from left to right is: Muhlenberg Athletic Director, Jerry Hancock, Mike Harper Head Coach, Sheridan Piper scholarship recipient, Ken Byrd, and Kyle Pierce, athletic director for ECHS.
Qualifying seniors from each team in the Byrd Classic were nominated for the scholarship. Edmonson County senior Peyton Martin vied locally for the award.
Ken Byrd said Sheridan was selected based on academic performance, character, athletics, and dedication to excellence.