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The first-ever state wide "positive athlete" awards were handed out Saturday afternoon on the Georgia Tech campus.

'Positive Athlete' is a new program to the state of Georgia. Former Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward helped make it a success in Pennsylvania.

'Positive Athlete' recognizes those that have made a difference on and off the field. Many receiving awards have overcome serious hurdles to get where they are today. All of the athletes were considered great teammates and excellent students.


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