Shirvon Greene Athlete of the Year

 Shirvon Greene  wins Two Year
(Athlete of the Year Award)
2008 – 2009 Athlete of the Year @ Monroe College
Over 100 athletes, coaches and faculty were present on the 27th June, 2009 for the annual Athletic Award Ceremony for the Monroe College Athletic Season.
Wrapping up an outstanding season in the Cross Country, Indoor & Outdoor track  2009   while clocking  not only school records  but also recording Personal Best Times. Shirvon was Awarded the Two Year  (Athlete of the Year  Award)
Ranking in the Top 20 of the NJCAA in the following disciplines both indoors & outdoors:
  • 800metres  (Ranking # 15)
  • 1500metres ( Ranking # 15)
  • 5 mile run ( Ranking # 8)
  • 10 mile run ( Ranking # 10)
With these performance Shirvon Greene was awarded the following award by the Monroe College Athletic Association leading up to his Current Athlete of the Year Award
  • 2008- Indoor/Outdoor Track Field  Most Valuable Player
  • 2008-Most Valuable Player  Cross Country
  • NJCAA All American Award (with an excellent G.P.A  of 4.0)
He is also nominated by the NCAA, as a candidate for ALL- American which is an award for an athlete who excels not only in sports but academically as well.
It also must be noted that the Monroe College will be hoping by Fall 2009 to enter into the NCAA Division where much more will be a formidable task if Greene chooses to recommit once the School attains this Status.
Shirvon Comments
First and foremost I would like to thank God without him none of this would have been possible. I would like to thank my family also who have been encouraging and supporting me from since I began my athletic career (Special thanks to my Grand mother. Mrs. Hyacinth - Thomas and my Mother Ms. Bonnie Carey, Aunt Ms. Clare Carey and Uncles Brian, Cynric and Heck Carey.)
I would also like to thank my current & past coaches for their wisdom which they have shared with me. Special mention to:
Mr. Wakely Daniel and Mr. Denzil Parris (Personal Coaches)
Mr. Thomas Dunn ( Monroe Head Track Coach)
Ms. Zuli-Narcisse (Monroe Assistant Coach)
As well as the whole Craddock-Road Community
Special Mention must be made to my supporters and friends who include:
Ms. Beulah Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Audra Barrett, Eustace Smarty Nisbett, Kevin Guishard & Family, Tito Chapman & Family, Hezron Budgeon & Family Ellory Nisbett & Family, Ms. Lolita Williams & Family, Mr. Winston Parris and Family, Mr. Robelto Hector and Family, Mr. Ashley Farrell, Mr. Hensley Daniel, Mr. Joseph Parry, Mr. Michael Perkins and Family, Ms. Tanisha – Hendrickson, Mr. Ken Pemberton & family, the Wester-man and Forbes families of Low Street, the Guys at Mango Tree bar, Joe Harts bar, Class of 200?, Staff and Students of the Charlestown Primary School (congrats on your guys great performance for this inter primary), Staff and Students of the Charlestown Secondary Schools.
To every athlete out there keep on trying work hard and stay focus, do the right things and stay on the right track, always remember “Nothing is ever 100% Completed”, I will continue to do my best and be an ambassador to not only Nevis but for the whole Federation.