Multiple Teams · Akron Beacon Journal Honors Local Athletes at Best of Akron


The Akron Beacon Journal hosted their first annual All-Star Preps Best of Akron Celebration on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the John S. Knight Center.  Over 200 student-athletes from this past school year were honored with six of them being from Barberton HS.  Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back  and member of the Football HOF Jerome Bettis was the guest speaker.

Barberton student-athletes that were selected for their efforts during the 2018-19 school year were Kionnie Dukes (FB), Kyree Young (FB), Jordan Soyars (BSK), PJ Zentiska (WR), Gary Wokojance (WR) and Jared Storm (TR).  Click HERE for pictures from the night.

Thank you to the Akron Beacon Journal and all of the Title Sponsors for the evening – Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com, Huntington, Akron Children’s Hospital and First Energy. Also a thank you to the Speciality Sponsors Gionino’s Pizza along with the Table Sponsors Sandel Law Firm, Advanced Eargear, Great Lakes Honda, The K Company, Stark State College and Welty.

Here is the link for the pictures from the event – Pictures from Greater Akron Preps .

Here is the link from the article announcing the event – Greater Akron Preps article .

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