Charlie is a stand-out runner for the Vikings and serves as the team captain for this year’s Viking Cross Country and Track-and-Field teams. A varsity member of the Cross Country team all four years, Charlie helped lead the Vikings to four County-, four District-, and two Region-championships, and was instrumental in leading the Vikings to their fastest ever State Championship finishes: 2nd his junior year and 3rd his senior year.[/one_half_last]
[one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last]Senior Charlie Shackelford of Fort Walton Beach High School has been named the 2014 winner of the prestigious Taylor Haugen Trophy, an award presented each year by the Taylor Haugen Foundation in conjunction with the All Sports Association. The award will be presented to Charlie on February 7th at the Buck Smith Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Prayer Breakfast based on his unwavering commitment to his Christian faith, athletics, community service, academics, and leadership. More than 1,000 area middle/high school student attend this moving event each year.