From: Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame, Fairfax County, Virginia
Date: January 12, 2017
For immediate publication and disbursement:
The Executive Board of the Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame announced today that the 27th Annual Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, March 5 th, 2017 at the McLean Hilton Hotel, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Virginia. Festivities will begin with a social gathering at 2:30 PM with dinner at 3:30 PM. The awards ceremony will immediately follow honoring local area youth and high school players, coaches, officials, and cheerleaders along with other guests and the new Hall of Fame inductees.
This event draws celebrities and supporters from all over the area.
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Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame
The Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame is an organization that recognizes and promotes the special efforts of individuals from the local youth and scholastic football programs as well as their collegiate and professional counterparts. This recognition includes our Inductees to the Hall of Fame that represent the rich history of the sport in the area as well as current football Players, Coaches, Cheerleaders, Officials, Administrators, and other individuals exhibiting outstanding dedication to the sport from both the scholastic and youth club ranks. Each year the NVFHOF holds a banquet to publicly recognize these individuals.
Inductees are selected in consideration of their special contributions and devoted service to the game. Player and cheerleader awards are based upon leadership, dedication, conduct, character, and scholastic as well as athletic achievements. In bestowing these awards, NVFHOF strives to positively influence and reward the integrity, sportsmanship, and character of the individuals and the great game of football.
Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees:
Lucky Whitehead Osbourn High School, Dean College, Florida
Atlantic University, NFL Dallas Cowboys
Mac Slover Alexandria Recreation Department
Regional Program Director
Youth Activities Section
Field and Courts Coordinator
Football Officials of the Year:
Michael Simon Fairfax County Football Officials Association
Robert Walther Northern Virginia Football Officials Association
Anthony McGill D.C. Metropolitan Football Officials Association
Karl Davey Community Achievement Award
This award, named for one of the founders, is presented to individuals who have made a significant and lasting impact on the sport and our community. Past recipients included individuals from all aspects of the game in Northern Virginia. This year we honor:
Alva Foster Fort Belvoir Youth Sports
Tom Davis Meritorious Service Award
This award, named for and presented by, former U.S. Congressman Tom Davis, is bestowed on individuals who have selflessly given their time and energies to support the youth and/or scholastic football in our area. This year we honor:
Steve Fredley/Matt Barakat McLean Great Falls Football Association
Gene Nelson Commissioner of the Year Award
Named after an outstanding individual that provided decades of leadership as Chairman, Board of Commissioners, Fairfax County Youth Football League, and is presented to FCYFL’s outstanding club commissioner this past season. This year we honor:
Chuck Martin Commissioner – Gum Springs Youth Athletic Association
NVFHOF Awards (4) $1,500 Scholarships
The Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame will announce the recipients of three $1,500 scholarships presented to graduating high school senior football players and a $1,500 cheerleading recipient at the upcoming banquet. Each scholarship winner will be presented an award check at the banquet.
NVFHOF Player & Coach Awards
High School Players of the Year:
Kevin Petrillo Westfield High School Conference 5
Brian Delaney Westfield High School Conference 5
Kris Thornton Osbourn High School Conference 8
Lamont Atkins Lake Braddock High School Conference 7
Sam Kidd Madison High School Conference 6
Brailyn Franklin Battlefield High School Conference 8
High School Coaches of the Year:
Kyle Simmons Westfield High School
Mickey Thompson Stone Bridge High School
Youth Coaches of the Year:
ANKLEBITER DIVISION: Steve Lane American Pride Youth Football
NATIONAL DIVISION: Vinson B. Morris Springfield Youth Club
CENTRAL DIVISION: Stefan Green Arlington Football League
AMERICAN DIVISION Cliff Epperson Southwestern Youth Association
Youth Players of the Year:
Alexandria Recreation- Joshua Clarke
American Pride Youth Football- Jonah Jurack
Annandale Boys & Girls Club- Ethan Heim
Arlington Football League- Jack Perkins
Braddock Road Youth Club- Ryan Rivera
Chantilly Youth Association- Ethan Ross
Dulles South Youth League- Alfred Nathaniel Honesty
Fairfax Police Youth Club- Kyle Scher
Ft. Belvoir Youth Sports- Copeland Oliver
Fort Hunt Football- Benjamin Chambers
Gainesville-Haymarket Gabe Bigbee
Gum Springs- Kebbren Leigh-Gaye
Herndon Optimist Club- Kevin Dickson
James Lee Football- Jason "Duce" Harris Jr.
Lee Franconia Football Club- Xavier Carmichael
Manassas Youth Football League- RaHe Life Ward
McLean - Great Falls Football Association- Brendan Mansinne
The Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame is an organization that recognizes and promotes the special efforts of individuals from the local youth and scholastic football programs. This recognition includes our Inductees to the Hall of Fame that represent the rich history of the sport in the area as well as current football Players, Coaches, Officials, Cheerleaders, Administrators, and other individuals exhibiting outstanding dedication to the sport from both the scholastic and youth club ranks. Each year the NVFHOF holds a banquet to publicly recognize these individuals. Inductees are selected in consideration of their special contributions and devoted service to the game. Player and cheerleader awards are based upon leadership, dedication, conduct, character, and scholastic as well as athletic achievements. In bestowing these awards, NVFHOF strives to positively influence and reward the integrity, sportsmanship, and character of the individuals and the great game of football.
Register today with your local Member Club. Follow the "Member Clubs" link on the top menu to see a listing of our clubs, or click here to be taken to the listing directly.
Here are some general guidelines for choosing a club:
If you are a Fairfax County resident, you may register with any Fairfax County Member Club. We recommend that you join your local club or the one most convenient for you.
If you live in Arlington you must register with the Arlington club.
If you live in Alexandria you must register with the Alexandria club.
If you live in Prince William County there are boundary restrictions. Each Member Club in Prince William County has a territory from which it may draw. Please contact the clubs directly to determine which club you can join.
If you live in Loudon County contact Dulles South Youth Sports via our Member Clubs page.
Everyone participating in the Fairfax County Youth Football League (FCYFL) must have a valid VA DMV ID card in hand for weigh-in. No other form of ID is acceptable to FCYFL. This means FCYFL will not accept birth certificates, military IDs, passports or any form of ID other than a VA DMV ID.
For our returning players this is a gentle reminder to check the expiration date on your current ID. Older versions of the ID expire after 5 years. For our new players here is a link to the VA DMV website that explains how to obtain a VA DMV ID.
Due to security issues, the VA DMV will not issue an ID at the time of application. These IDs are mailed to your home and the process can take up to 2 weeks.