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Buck Jones Award Winners Compressed - Cropped

Buck Jones Award

This award is given to the student(s) who best exemplifies the standards of excellence set forth by Buck Jones. Buck is always willing to give of his time and to do whatever it takes to assist students in their professional development. Buck has an extraordinary relationship with all students, graduates, faculty and corporate sponsors that shows his passion for Partners in Sports. Buck has opened many doors to the sports industry and created opportunities for students to be successful in their endeavors. Buck is a true leader and an irreplaceable asset to the Sport Management program at The University of Tennessee. This award has been established to recognize his devotion to helping students and making Partners in Sports a career development organization.

Previous recipients of the Buck Jones Award for professional promise are:

  • Molly Emmerich 2002-2003
  • Shelly Shick 2002-2003
  • Amber Scarbro 2003-2004
  • Holly McDaniel 2004-2005
  • Jordan Nelson 2005-2006
  • Melissa Anderson 2006-2007
  • Ed Stinson 2007-2008
  • Zach Franz 2007-2008
  • Tara Reed 2008-09
  • Brandon Spurlock 2008-09
  • Sean Hensley 2009-10
  • Angie Taylor 2009-10
  • Dianna Rafferty 2010-11
  • Hunter Baddour 2010-11
  • Kayla Cargile 2011-12
  • Sarah Rodts 2011-12
  • Sara Mitchell 2012-13
  • Drew Sims 2012-13
  • Jessica Leifheit 2013-14
  • Don Mills 2013-14
  • Kelsie Saxe 2014-15
  • Kayla Anthony 2014-15
  • Jackson Martin 2015-16
  • Sam Gilliam 2015-16
  • Jordan Bearden 2016-17
  • Amanda Chastain 2016-17
  • Chandler Frumin 2016-17

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