For the fifth consecutive year, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosted student athletes from each of the 38 member schools of the Super Essex Conference along with their families for a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi a national treasure. Recipients of the Investors Bank Best Teammate Award exemplify the strength of character, sportsmanship and supportive spirit that, though often unheralded, are vital to a team’s success. Congratulations to Alyssa Mega who represented Cedar Grove High School and was selected as the 2017 SEC Best Teammate Award.
“The recipients of the Best Teammate Award display the supportive, respectful dedication to team and sport that defined Yogi Berra as an athlete and a person,” said Eve Schaenen, Executive Director of the Yogi Berra Museum. “The Museum is all about sustaining Yogi’s legacy and the ideals he lived by his entire life, both on and off the field. We’re thrilled to recognize young people who are living up to the high standards he set for us all. And we’re very grateful to Investors Bank for helping make the experience possible for these exceptional student athletes.”