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Colonel' Choice Awards Held Sunday,May 2

The event will begin at 7 p.m. with a special graduation recognition for those who cannot make their graduation.

RICHMOND, Ky. – The sixth-annual Colonels' Choice Awards, presented by Baptist Health Richmond, will be held Sunday, May 2 at Alumni Coliseum.

 There will be a special graduation recognition for those who cannot make their graduation at 7:00 p.m., followed directly by the awards show.


Only graduates, nominees and presenters will be seated on the floor of Alumni Coliseum. Teams will be seated in their own designated pods in the stands.


No spectators will be allowed to attend this year's Colonels' Choice Awards, except for the families of graduates.

Attire for the event is business casual.


The Colonels' Choice Awards will recognize academic achievements and athletic performances by Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes during the 2020-21 season.


The award categories are:



Female Newcomer of the Year

Male Newcomer of the Year

Female Athlete of the Year

Male Athlete of the Year

Play of the Year

Performance of the Year

Coach of the Year

Team of the Year



Coaches Academic Achievement Award

Athletic Director's Leadership Award

Bratzke GRIT Award

Bratzke Academic Team of the Year

Unsung Hero Award

Lifetime Achievement Award




Published on November 06, 2018

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