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Emrick Donates Emmy to SHS

Emrick Donates Emmy to SHS
Recently, legendary sportscaster and NHL Hall of Fame member Mike "Doc" Emrick made a generous donation to his alma mater, Southwood High School. Dr. Emrick donated his 2014 Emmy for the school to keep and display.
Doc Emrick is one of the most respected and beloved broadcasters in the hockey world. He was the lead announcer for NBC from 2006 through his retirement in 2020. He is widely known for his signature cadence and creative play-by-play calls. Over the course of his illustrious career, he has won eight Sports Emmys and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011.
The 2014 National Emmy was chosen from Dr. Emrick's collection because of its date significance. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of his graduation from Southwood. The school plans to display the Emmy in the Southwood trophy case soon.
This generous donation is sure to serve as an inspiration to the students of Southwood High School. As Southwood students pass the Emmy in their hallway, Dr. Emrick wants them to remember this lesson, "Don't quit. If you have something that turns a light on in your ambition, stay with it and don't quit... In any job, there is rejection, and as a result, there are frustrations and disappointments. But don't quit; just believe in yourself and continue to work."
Doc Emrick's success and recognition in his field is a testament to the power of dreaming big and working hard, which is the foundation of a Southwood and MSDWC education.
Southwood High School thanks Dr. Emrick for his commitment to his alma mater and the example he sets for future generations.