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Sanderson H.S. Senior Star Wins Extra Effort Award

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RALEIGH — Scott Broaddus, a senior at Sanderson High School, loves to compete injust about everything.

Broaddus has lettered in four years of soccer, three years in basketballand three years of baseball. This spring, he decided to play on theschool'stennis team, where he became the team's No. 1 player.

Tim Gillespie, Broaddus' teacher, says Scott is anatural athlete and a greatcompetitor.

"The amazing thing is he has been very successful in every sport he hasplayed, but he could have played more," he says. "He has worked hard to bewhere he is, even though he has a natural gift.

"That is the kind of guy that you are glad to bearound. He has the ability to help people around him getbetter," Gillespie says.

Coach Andy Fowler says Broaddus is a good leader who never gives up.

"I appreciate the fact that he is willing to take time to talk to theyounger kids and set a good example. I think that says a lot abouthim," she says.

"I just love to play sports. It's the most fun that I have isplaying sports," Broaddus says.

Scott Broaddus is this week's winner of the Extra Effort Award.

Tom Suiter's Extra Effort award airs Wednesdays during WRAL's 6:00News.

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Tom Suiter, Reporter
Chad Flowers, Photographer
Kamal Wallace, Web Editor

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