GR8 Job: Blytheville to receive sportsmanship award

GR8 Job: Blytheville to receive sportsmanship award

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A local school will receive an award for their sportsmanlike conduct.

The Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) has named Blytheville High School the winner of the AAA Sportsmanship Award, according to a letter obtained by Region 8 News.

The award recognizes Blytheville's "superior sportsmanship and citizenship" shown by their students, players, coaches and community during the 2015-2016 school year.

AAA also noted the high school is being commended for "its commitment to sportsmanlike conduct at activities and for discouraging behavior not conducive to a sportsmanlike environment."

Blytheville High School will be presented with a plaque and banner in Little Rock during an annual AAA meeting on Aug. 3.

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