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Love among scholarship winners

Staff Report

Tallassee High School senior Lexi Love was named the recipient of the Girl's Athletic Award at the Joe Sewell Memorial Awards Banquet on May 4 at the Wetumpka Civic Center. Former Alabama quarterback Brodie Croyle was the keynote speaker.

The award was established in 2005 to recognize outstanding high school senior athletes in Elmore County who have consistently represented the highest ideals of Christian leadership. 

Love is a member of First United Methodist Church in Tallassee and Alabama Rural Ministries. She plays softball at THS and participates in track and field. She will be attending Chattanooga State on a softball scholarship. Love is the daughter of Pat and Heidi Love and was a 9th grade Joe Sewell certificate winner.

Other Tallassee High nominees were Jalen Cobb, Jacob Ingram and Haleigh May. Tallassee's 9th grade certificate winners were: Brady Mason, Jacob Patterson, Trey Bosch and Macey Stewart.

Love (third from left) with category winners

2021 Joe Sewell Memorial Award Winners




Boy's Leadership Award

Richard Matthew Hicks

Holtville High School

Boy's Academic Award

Samuel Brian Barlet

Elmore County High School

Boy's Church, Community & Character Award

Paxton Lee Price

Holtville High School

Boy's Athletic Award

Benjamin Kyzer Barker

Wetumpka High School

Boy's Overall Award

Carson Michael Peevy

Edgewood Academy




Girl's Leadership Award

Rikki Lee Mc Adams

Stanhope Elmore High School

Girl's Academic Award

Macy Elizabeth Adams

Edgewood Academy

Girl's Church, Community & Character Award

Erika Renae Broadway

Holtville High School

Girl's Athletic Award

Alexis Love

Tallassee High School

Girl's Overall Award

Morgan McKinlee Causey

Wetumpka High School