Senior quarterback Mike Lewis was named the 2020 Waynesville High School Rick Vernon Homecoming Player of the Game Award.
The award pays tribute to Coach Rick Vernon who served as the Head Football Coach at Waynesville for 33 seasons. Along with numerous conference titles, and district titles, Coach Vernon led Waynesville in 2007 to the program’s 1st Class 5 State Championship victory. He and his wife Cheryl, who served as the WHS cheerleading coach for 25 years, continue to make a positive impact in the Waynesville community. Presenting the award on their behalf was their son, Brian Vernon, principal at Waynesville Middle School. The award was established in 2018.
September 30, 2020