Michigan High School Athlete of the Year

Welcome to the website for the Michigan High School Athlete of the Year. The DAC Foundation’s winning tradition continues with its support of the National Athletic Awards and the creation of the Michigan High School Athlete of the Year award. This annual award started in 1996 and honors both, athletic and academic achievement.

The 2021 registration deadline is February 1, 2021. Nominees will be announced at an event TBD. The DAC Foundation Male and Female Michigan Athlete of the Year Awards will take place in downtown Detroit at the Detroit Athletic Club in the Spring. The event will be livestreamed here. 

2021 Application

 

2020 Award Nominees

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Avery Fenchel


Soccer | Novi

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Kathryn Ackerman


Swimming | Grand Haven

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Carter Solomon


Cross Country | Plymouth

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Hunter Hollenbeck


Swimming | Okemos

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Dylan Targgart


Track and Field | Coldwater

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Jason Kemp


Soccer | Troy Athens

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Luke Baylis


Tennis | Clarkston

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Cameron Martinez


Football | Muskegon

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Gabrielle Elliott


Basketball | Detroit Edison

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Gabrianna Salo


Softball | Escanaba

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Jess Mruzik


Volleyball | Mercy

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Sophie Housey


Swimming | University Liggett

 

2019 Award Recipients

Rickea Awards

Rickea Jackson


Basketball | Detroit Edison

Kendal Awards

Kendel Taylor


Football, Wrestling, Lacrosse and Track and Field | Madison Heights Bishop Foley

2020 DAC Foundation Athlete of the Year Award Show | 6/15 at 6:00PM