Robert Vaux senior guard Rysheed Jordan is the recipient of the 2013 Phoenix Award.
The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia was established in 2008 by Michael G. Horsey, a local certified public accountant, to recognize the “Most Outstanding” senior male basketball player in the Public League.
Last year’s award recipient was Maurice Watson (Boys’ Latin), who is now playing at Boston University.
The Phoenix Award presentation will take place in June at the Union League of Philadelphia.
Here are the past Phoenix Award honorees:
2012: Maurice Watson, Boys’ Latin Charter
2011: Jerrell Wright, Murrell Dobbins
2010: Tyrone Garland, Bartram
2009: Sam Prescott, Imhotep Charter
2008: Andrew “Scootie” Randall, Communications Tech