“Jerry Smith Spirit of the Game Award”
This award is present by the Fairbanks Interior Table Tennis Club in honor of our friend, Jerry Smith.
Jerry was a great ambassador for Table Tennis.
The Jerry Smith Spirit of the Game Award is to recognize a player who has demonstrated Sportsmanship, Fair Play, and Love of the Game.
The following are the recipients in 2017.
The 17th recipient of the Jerry Smith Spirit of the Game Award was Stuart Huang an exchange student from Indonesia living in Fairbanks. This award was presented at the Jerry Smith Hardbat Championships on April 8, 2017.
L-F: Dave DeMay, Vikas Sonawalkar, Dennis Hedgecock, Doron Partyka, Jerry Phillips, Janet Smith, Carol Johnson, Steward Huang, Terry Slocum, Doug Smith, Diann Darnall, Scott Kennedy, Ruby Baxter, Chirk Chu, Will Heimes, Aporn Stein, and Andrea Gelvin.
Stuart at the FITT Club night at the Patty Gym.
The 18th recipient of the Jerry Smith Spirit of the Game Award was presented to Scott Kennedy from Fairbanks. This award was presented at the Alaska – Yukon Challenge on June 10, 2017 in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Presentation L-R: Rick Robertson, Scott Kennedy, and Diann Darnall
Scott playing at the FITT Club in Fairbanks.
L – R: Scott Kennedy, Jamo Parrish and Betsy DeMay helping move the Table Tennis Tables for the Tournment.