Nick Lawson won the 10 and Under Boys Swimmer of the Year title at the Virginia Swimming Banquet in Richmond on Sept. 30. He is in fifth grade at West Salem Elementary School.
He was joined in his success by several other Virginia Gators teammates and coaches, featured in the photos above (which you can view in the slideshow or in a gallery with captions here):
* Keith Myburgh won the 11-12 Boys Swimmer of the Year title. He is in seventh grade at Hidden Valley Middle School. Keith is also ranked in the top 10 nationally in seven events.
* Olivia Bray was named state Swimmer of the Year for 10 and Under Girls title. Olivia is in fifth grade at Troutville Elementary School.
* Kathy Fonder and Brett Fonder each received Coach of the Year awards.
* Collin Myburgh won the Competitive Spirit Award for 12 and Under Boys. Collin is in the fifth grade at Cave Spring Elementary.
– Photos courtesy of James Bray; information courtesy of Doug Fonder and James Bray