the Herald-Tribune as we salute the accomplishments of the 2018-2019
all-star high school student athletes at the annual Best of HT Preps
Awards. This celebration honors the hundreds of outstanding prep
athletes and coaches whose stories of performance, drive and passion
have been shared in the Herald-Tribune.
Presented by the Herald-Tribune and sponsored by Lakewood Ranch,
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and Sarasota Ford. The event honors
the top performers from Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties in 21
sports. Awards will be presented to the Player of the Year in each
sport as well as the Male Athlete of the Year, Female Athlete of the
Year and Coach of the Year. Best of HT Preps athletes are invited to
attend for free. A limited number of tickets are also available for
athlete's to purchase for guests for dinner as well as bleacher tickets
for other guests to watch the awards ceremony and guest speaker
Student athletes will receive a written invitation for a free ticket
through their school along with an opportunity to purchase two tickets.
Seats are limited. Details will be included in student letters.
The event begins at 6 p.m., with doors opening at 5:45 p.m. for student
athletes and their guests who have a purchased banquet tickets.
General Admission tickets, which allow seating during the awards
ceremony, may also be purchased for $15 each. Seating for GA ticket
holders begins at 6:45 p.m. and is first come, first serve. Deadline to
purchase tickets is May 17 unless the event sells out prior.
We are proud to welcome a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and two time
World Champion Gymnast, Gabby Douglas, as our featured special guest.
Gabby will be live in Sarasota for a question and answer session about
lessons she's learned and memories she's made during her career.
With questions, please call 941-361-4557. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephanie Draper at 941-361-4038.
Best of HT Preps is presented by the Herald-Tribune, Lakewood Ranch,
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and Sarasota Ford. Thanks to our
sponsors for helping us to present this event to our community.