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Cynthia J. Wyatt Award Winners

Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame Annual Awards

Cynthia J. Wyatt Award
Year Winner Runner-up Second Runner-up
2012 Stephanie Izard Kala Allen Jillian Fanning
Sweet Home HS Williamsville East HS Fayetteville-Manlius HS
Amherst, NY Williamsville, NY Manlius, NY
Combined Events Sprints Mid-Distance
2013 Katie Lembo Jenn Thill Eileen O'Hara
Penfield HS Lancaster HS Webster Thomas HS
Penfield, NY Lancaster, NY Webster, NY
Distance Pole Vault Distance
2014 Jaskiran (Jesse) Dhaliwall Jessica Lawson McKenzie Kuehlewind
Grand Island HS Corning HS Lancaster HS
Grand Island, NY Addison, NY Lancaster, NY
Throws Distance Throws
2015 Samantha Watson Abbey Wheeler McKyla Brooks
Rush Henrietta Sperry HS Elmira HS Frontier HS
Henrietta, NY Elmira, NY Hamburg, NY
Middle Distance Distance Horizontal Jumps
2016 Samantha Watson Lanae-Tava Thomas Tiana Luton
Rush Henrietta Sperry HS Rush Henrietta Sperry HS Sweet Home HS
Henrietta, NY Henrietta, NY Amherst, NY
Middle Distance Sprints / Long Jump Multi-events
2017 Samantha Watson Jessica Lawson Lanae-Tava Thomas
Rush Henrietta Sperry HS Corning HS Rush Henrietta Sperry HS
Henrietta, NY Addison, NY Henrietta, NY
Middle Distance Distance Sprints / Long Jump
2018 Lanae-Tava Thomas Vanessa Watson Brooke Rauber
Rush Henrietta Sperry HS Spencerport HS Tully HS
Henrietta, NY Spencerport, NY Spafford, NY
Sprints / Long Jump 400m Hurdles Distance
Cynthia J. Wyatt
Cynthia J. Wyatt
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Cynthia J. Wyatt)

Cynthia J. Wyatt Award

Presented annually by the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame to the outstanding Female High School Athlete of the Year in the Niagara Association.

Cynthia J. Wyatt

This award is named for Dr. Cynthia J. Wyatt, a member of the Hall of Fame's Class of 1998, our inaugural class, was a pioneer in the sport. A two-time National Indoor Champion in the Shot put, Wyatt competed in shot put at the 1963 Pan American Games and was on six United States teams which competed against the Soviet Union teams in the 1960's. Wyatt, who is a graduate of Williamsville High School, Williamsville, NY, is one of the first women to get a college scholarship to compete in Track and Field (University of Hawaii).

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