Two time Super Bowl-winning quarterback, Peyton Manning, will appear June 3 at the Pentagon in Sioux Falls as the featured speaker for the inaugural South Dakota Sports Awards. The event, with help from title sponsor Sanford Health and Lewis Drug, The event, will honor a group of high school athletes for achievements spanning the 2015-16 school year. In addition to these talented athletes, the event will also recognize coaches, teams and community contributors. More than 100 athletes will be nominated for awards encompassing 17 sports. Awards include overall male and female athletes of the year and coach of the year.
Manning has been in public eye since high school where he led his team to a 34 – 5 record during three seasons as starter. He was named Gatorade Circle of Champions National Player-of-the-Year and Columbus, Ohio Touchdown Club National Offensive Player-of-the-Year in 1993. In college he broke the Southeastern Conference record for career wins while attending the University of Tennessee. In the 1998 NFL draft the Indianapolis Colts with the first overall pick selected Manning. He started as a rookie and went on to play for the Colts for 13 seasons. After being sidelined by a neck injury for the 2011 season he joined the Denver Broncos and has been playing for them since the 2012 season. Manning has been an active player in 17 NFL seasons and a five-time league MVP. Two of which ended with Super Bowl wins. One with the Colts at Super Bowl XLI, where he was named MVP, and Super Bowl 50 where the quarterback lead the Denver Broncos to a 24 – 10 win over Carolina this past year.
Ticket information for the South Dakota Sports Awards will be announced soon. Bringing in someone like Peyton Manning indicates the level of commitment and scale Argus Leader Media and our sponsors Sanford Health and Lewis Drug have invested in making sure this is a top-notch production. The 100 high school athletes and coaches that will be honored are in for a real treat.
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