Due to the quickly evolving situation with the COVID-19 Virus, last week the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation decided to postpone the 2020 Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony that was previously scheduled for Sunday, April 5th. In efforts to ensure that our student athletes, coaches and administrators comply with the KHSAA sanctioned athletic dead period which extends through Sunday, April 12, we will reschedule the Awards Ceremony at the Griffin Gate Marriott in Lexington, KY for a later date. We had hoped to announce the new date this week, however we believe that we need more time to make the best decision as to when to reschedule the event. Some determining factors include when students will be allowed to return to school, prom dates, graduation dates, etc. We expect to learn more in the upcoming weeks that will allow us to select the best date available.
We thank you for your patience as we all go through this difficult and uncharted time in our state and our country due to this on-going challenge. It is of great importance to us that we are able to host this event to provide a celebration of the multitude of accomplishments of our student athletes who have had a very unfortunate ending to their high school careers up to this point.
We will continue to monitor the situation and follow any guidelines and precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Kentucky Public Health officials. The health of our student athletes and their families, as well as our other attendees and our volunteers is our top priority.
Information will be shared with candidates, family members, coaches and school administrators as it becomes available.