Blair Cherry Memorial Award Winner.

Amarillo, TX--Tuesday was "Dan Sherwood Day "in Amarillo.

Dan is the winner of the Blair Cherry Memorial Award. Sherwood played football for Amarillo High and West Texas A&M.

A city proclamation was read at the award ceremony at the Amarillo Country Club. The award goes to an area athlete who is a positive role model and contributes to their community.

This year's other nominees were corner back Tae Evans of Palo Duro and West Texas A&M, and Kicker Jason Cunningham of Tacos and Montana state.

The Late Blair Cherry is a legend in Texas. He had the unique honor of being the only football coach ever to win a Texas High school State Championship and a Southwest Conference Championship.

Mr. Cherry passed away in 1966.