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Annual Awards Banquet

Most Improved


Hard work and dedication have improved performance, both in practice and competition.

Jasmine Gryne - 400m & 100 Meter Hurdles

Gabriella Duncan-Smith- 400 & 100 Meters

Aryanna Johnson - 400 meters

Jordan Clark - 60 Meters & 200 Meters

Club Record Breakers Award


Samuel Smith 17-18 Young Men 110m hurdles 14.67 (Outdoor Record)

Jasmine Gryne 15-16 Girls 400m Hurdles 1:00.52 (Outdoor Record)

Jordan Clark 17-18 Young Men 60m 6.92/ 200m 22.39 (Indoor Record)

Coaches Award


Displaying a great attitude, good attendance, and consistent training habits, exemplifying the essence of sportsmanship and athletic competition.

Samuel Smith

Gabriella Duncan-Smith

Madison Gordon

Nyla Armand

Athlete of Year


Athlete of Year Indoor Season

 Darci Khan

Jordan Clark

Athlete of Year Outdoor Season

Jasmine Gryne

Samuel Smith

Best Overall Track & Field Athlete


Aryanna Johnson

400m / Triple & Long Jump

Aryanna exemplified the term track & field athlete, by displaying her talents competing in the field and on the track

Academic Award


GPA 3.2 or greater

Nyla Armand - 4.0

Darci Khan - 3.66

Bianca Browne - 3.3

Annual Awards Banquet

Express Scholar Athlete


Madison Gordon 

Highest Overall GPA (4.48)
for the third consecutive year.

"It is one thing to be a winner in sports and
another entirely to be a winner in life.  

Coaches Academic/Athletic Achievement Award


Jasmine Gryne

3.8 GPA

(15-16) Region Champion

400m hurdles 1:02.54

USATF National Youth Outdoor (15-16) National Champion 400m hurdles 1:02.34

USATF National Junior Olympic

National Champion 400m hurdles 1:00.52

Ron Williams Scholarship Recipient


Bianca Browne

2019 recipient of the Ron Williams D.C. Express Scholarship. This scholarship was established five years ago as a way to honor our Founder and President for dedicating so much of his life to working with youth in DeKalb and the surrounding counties.  

Express Athlete Award


Madison Gordon

Madison exhibits the highest qualities of a D.C. Express Athlete, based on a combination of hard work and dedication, both in practice and competition, displaying a great attitude, integrity, good attendance, consistent training habits, and competitive attitude, exemplifying sportsmanship, academic and outstanding athletic accomplishments.

  • USATF Georgia Area B      Preliminary Championships - 800m / 2nd
  • USATF Georgia      Association Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships - 800m / 5th
  • USATF National Youth      Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    • 800m / 3rd 
    • 400m / 9th
    • 4x100 Relay 1st      - 4x400m Relay 1st 
  • USATF Region 4      Championships - 800m / 3rd 

USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships - 800m / 13th in the Nation 

President's Award


President's Award is awarded to Darci Khan- who has demonstrated the highest qualities of a D.C. Express Athlete, with integrity, sportsmanship, academics, competitive attitude and dedication. Darci has proved she is the G.O.AT. as a D.C. Express short hurdler, with six club records in two age groups indoors and outdoors. Three-time National Champion, Junior Olympic Silver Medalist, two-time high school state champion. We are proud of your contribution to the success of the organization and the vital role in the fruition of our purposes and goals". Much success to you as you continue your future in academics and athletics at the University of Kentucky. 

Special Recognition


Sinclair Bowdre - whose dedication and support have been vital to the success of the organization, has contributed her many talents in countless ways, as a former athlete, a Hall of Fame member, board member and financial contributor, and being intricately involved in the banquet in various roles and have helped bring to fruition our purposes and programs.