ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen senior Lacey Suggs was presented with her Mountaire Farms/Civitas Media Scholar-Athlete Award for January on Tuesday. The presentation was delayed while the Lady Eagles completed their run to a 31-1 record.

Suggs was nominated for the award by her coach and athletics director, Patty Evers, and was selected for the award by the sports editors of the Bladen Journal, The Robesonian and Laurinburg Exchange.

Suggs was recently chosen as the three-time Player of the Year in the Four County Conference, a two-time Player of the Year for the N.C. Basketball Coaches Association in Region 4 and a four-time All-State first-team selection .

In the fall, Suggs will begin her college career at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington as a preferred walk-on to the Lady Seahawks’ basketball team.
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