The Coginchaug Regional High School Sports Banquet was held March 17 to honor athletes who earn a varsity letter in their sport.
Athletic Director Nick Barbieri presented the Courage Award to twins Karen and Michelle DeFilippo for gymnastics. Sherry Hill, who is retiring, was presented with an Outstanding Service Award for Cheerleading Coach.
The Coach Award went to: Alex Markoski for Boys Basketball; Christian Adams for Boys Indoor Track; Caryn Sibiskie for Girls Basketball; Kia Bourland for Cheerleading on the Spirit Squad; Bailey Thayer for Girls Indoor Track.
The Most Valuable Players Award went to: Katelyn Branciforte for Cheerleading Spirit Squad; Jessica Drop for Girls Indoor Track; Christian Alberico for Boys Indoor Track; Jack Granger for Boys Basketball; Kim Romanoff for Girls Basketball; Morgan Kuehnle for Girls Basketball; Catelyn Ruggiero for Cheerleading Competition Squad.
— Photos and text by Karen Kean