High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Arman Hall

Florida Boys Track AOY: Arman Hall

June, 21, 2012
A dedicated ESPNHS team managed the Gatorade State Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year selection process, resulting in winners based on the program's three pillars: athletic production and impact in the 2012 season, high academic achievement and exemplary personal character.

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THE WINNER: Arman Hall


School: St. Thomas Aquinas
(Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Grade: Senior
Event(s): Sprints
Height: 6-foot-1


Athletic achievement: Hall won the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.16 seconds and the 400-meter run in 47.08 at the Class 4A state championship meet, leading the Raiders to a fifth consecutive state title as a team. The reigning World Junior Champion in the 400 meters, he also anchored the 4x400-meter relay quartet to a state title in 3:14.46. Hall finished second in the 400 at this month’s USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Championships and his best time at the distance ranked as the nation’s No. 2 performance among prep competitors in 2012 at the time of his selection.

Academic excellence: Hall has maintained a B average in the classroom.

Exemplary character: He has volunteered locally on behalf of the Florida Youth Track and Field Association.

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