The East Feliciana High School Athletic Award Ceremony was held May 16 at the Professional Development Center.

Seniors Arianne Smith and Sherman Dawson Jr. opened the program with a welcome and an invocation.

The first awards were 30 scholastic awards for athletes, presented by coach Cedric Anderson.

Eight athletes maintained a 4.0 for the first 3 grading periods of the 2017-2018 school year. They were Cedric Anderson Jr., Jayashia Jackson, Mya Matthews, Tenesha Robertson, Brittney Sanders, Ariannne Smith, Mykyra Taylor and Lakeira Williams.

Other athletes receiving academic GPA honors include:

3.9: Caleb Anderson, Allesha Dunn and Teverick Sims

3.8: Macarthur Brown, Roderick Stephens, Joshua Taylor and Charvares Wilson

3.7: Ca’niya Ferguson, Kirkland Hills and Sheldon Lanns

3.6: Jadelyn Minor, Leahlin Scott, Arinesha Wright, D’Andre Patin, and Gemontae Franklin. Tia Coleman, Jameshia Johnson, Donovan Leggett, Devonta Jackson, Davion Crump, Ny’Aja Matthews and Jhavonte Perry.

Three East Feliciana High students made the Class 2A Academic All State teams. Cedric Anderson, Teverick Sims and Joshua Taylor were named to both the baseball and football teams. Anderson and Sims were also named to the basketball and track-and-field teams.

After the scholastic awards, school awards for athletics, cheerleading and band were passed out. Among those, Jeremiah Robinson was appointed head drum major for 2018-2019.

And two athletes stood out with numerous awards.

In addition to his scholastic awards, Cedric Anderson was also honored for basketball (four-year letter winner, outstanding offensive player, scoring 1,700 points, All District and varsity participation); football (four-year letter winner, All District wide receiver, All District defensive back, Outstanding wide receiver, outstanding defensive back and outstanding special teams); baseball (four-year letterman) and track-and-field (Coach's Award).

Maleek Chriss won awards for basketball (three-year letter winner, outstanding offensive player, All District and varsity participation); football (three-year letter winner, All District athlete, All District defensive back, outstanding wide receiver, outstanding defensive back and outstanding special teams); and baseball (three-year letterman).