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Bane earns HCHS Principal’s Award

Halifax County High School senior Kate Bane walked away with two of Halifax County High School’s top honors Wednesday night, earning the Principal’s Award and being named a co-recipient of the Frances Mitchell Best All-Around Female Athlete Award.

Bane received the honors during Halifax County High School’s annual Senior Awards Night event, an event at which the school recognizes outstanding members of the graduating senior class, including those who earn scholarship awards.

In presenting the Principal’s Award, Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph noted several of Bane’s achievements, among them being named a Three-Time All-Star, her service as president of the national Honor Society and her numerous athletic achievements.

Bane was honored for her athletic accomplishments by being named as co-recipient of the Frances Mitchell Best All-Around Female Athlete Award. She participated in softball and volleyball during each of her four years at Halifax County High School, earning numerous team and Western Valley District honors along the way. 

This season, Bane was named Western Valley District Player of the Year in softball.

Kelsey White joined Bane as a co-recipient of the Frances Mitchell Best All-Around Female Athlete Award.

White participated in softball, volleyball, swimming and cross country during her career at Halifax County High School. This past season, White participated for the Comets in the Northwest Region Swim Meet and was named to the Second Team of the All-Western Valley District Team in softball.

Seniors Ford Bradshaw and Miles Claiborne were named co-recipients of the T.C. Watkins III Best All-Around Male Athlete Award.

Claiborne played football, soccer and participated on both the indoor and outdoor track teams. He was a stellar performer in each sport, earning team honors and becoming a consistent participant in district, region and state track meets.

In his senior season, Claiborne received the Comets soccer team’s Most Outstanding Player Award.

Bradshaw was also a multi-sport athlete, playing basketball, baseball and football during his four years at Halifax County High School. He has earned team and district honors in both basketball and baseball.

Numerous members of this year’s graduating class were recognized and presented various awards and scholarships during Wednesday night’s event.