School seventh grader Blake Franks has beenissue226Blake
named the winner of the Carefree Boats Rising
Star Award. The son of Billy and Doreen Franks
is a shooting guard for his basketball team
and works very hard to prepare himself for the
future.

 

Blake has played basketball for the EA Prep Stars
and for a team in the Dynamic Performance Sports
League. He was also chosen to participate in the
South Charlotte Sports Report Middle School All
Star Showcase Games.

 
“I started playing basketball when I was 5 and I have
been dedicated to playing the game ever since,”
Blake said. “I have worked hard both mentally and
physically to continue to learn and grow as an athlete.”

 
Academics are the first priority for Blake. He works
extremely hard in the classroom and enjoys his
time in Geometry class. Blake has recorded all A’s
and one B so far this school year. Congratulations
to Blake Franks for being named the winner of the
Carefree Boats Rising Star Award.