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Impact Awards


The IHSAA Foundation is proud to host the 1st annual Impact Awards

We at the IHSAA Foundation are honoring and recognizing the achievements of student-athletes on the field, in the classroom, and within their community. This banquet highlights their work excelling and impacting others. 

We support the mission of education-based athletics that teaches life lessons learned in competition and will propel today's student-athletes into tomorrow's leaders. 

We are excited to recognize and award our student-athletes who are making a life-long IMPACT.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Doors Open: 5:30 PM
Event Begins: 6:00 PM

Gridiron Hall 
Indiana Farm Bureau 
Football Center

7001 W 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46254

With Keynote Speaker


Micah Shrewsberry

University of Notre Dame
Men's Head Basketball Coach

Awards Being Presented

In celebration of the impact that today's student-athletes are making, the Impact Awards honors tomorrow's leaders with over $40,000 worth of scholarships and recognizes the graduating members of the IHSAA's Student Advisory Committee. 

Both groups will be recognized and celebrated on-stage for their accomplishments, allowing them to feel the impact of our appreciation. 

To find more information on each award, including this year's recipients and the legacy that made each possible, click on each scholarship below. 

Eugene C. Cato Scholarship

The largest of the IHSAA Scholarships, the C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarship is the longest standing scholarship awarded to student-athletes around our state who exemplify the mission behind education-based athletics.


David Cranfill Truehearted Teammate Award

This scholarship is provided to student-athletes who exhibits loyalty and faithfulness by putting their teammates, coaches, schools and community above themselves.


Amy Hasbrook Family Leadership Award

In honor of the late Amy Hasbrook, this scholarship honors two female multi-sport student-athletes who best epitomize and embody sportsmanship, leadership, integrity, and dedication to the team.


Lee Lonzo Champions Together Post-Secondary Scholarship

Awards financial support to a student-athletes and a student-partner who compete alongside each other in the Champions Together program.


Parker Amet Champions Together Post-Secondary Scholarship

An inspiration to others to practice inclusivity and kindness, the Parker Amet scholarship is named in honor of this active Unified Sports participant. This scholarship is awarded to a student-partner who strives to emulate the legacy of the 2016 Prom King from Carmel High School. 


Sparks Foundation Post-Secondary Scholarship

Awarded to those who exhibit great determination and fortitude through adversity by utilizing the skills learned through high school sports, especially teamwork, leadership, and good character. 


Thomas A. Brady Comeback Award, presented by Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

Awarded to student-athletes who have distinguished themselves by overcoming adversity or injury, and returned and excelled beyond expectations in their respective sport(s). 


IHSAA Student Advisory Committee

The nine graduating senior student-athletes from around the state, who work hand-in-hand with the IHSAA at our state tournaments and serve their classmates by being their voice of representation in shaping the future, will be recognized and honored for the tireless commitment to the IHSAA and student-athletes across the state. 



IHSAA Foundation President's Award

The IHSAA Foundation's President's Award celebrates and recognizes an individual or group who has demonstrated a committed devotion and passion towards the IHSAA Foundation and our mission. 

This honoree has supported, promoted, and protected education-based athletics and their benefits for future generations. This honor highlights those who no longer have eligibility within high school athletics, but continues to live by their ideals and makes an impact on our state. 

This year's honoree to be presented at the Impact Awards is:


Rubendall & Associates

Celebrate Their Impact, Secure your Table Today.


Looking to sponsor a table? Reach out to IHSAA Foundation Director, Trip Lukemeyer, at (317) 846-6601 or, for more information.