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Local High School Athletes Honored at Basketball Hall of Fame

seniors honoredSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – It was a big night for local high school seniors at the Basketball Hall of Fame Wednesday night.

Students celebrated the 18th Annual McDonald’s McScholar Athlete Awards. 88 students were on hand, which was the largest class of award winners in the program’s history.

ABC 40’s old friend Scott Cohen hosted the event and the keynote speaker was Kacey Bellamy, 2014 Sochi Olympian and Boston Blades Ice Hockey Defenseman.

The awards recognized exemplary athletic and academic achievements. It was founded by the local McDonald’s owners and operators in Western Mass.

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