The first All-Ellis County All-Star Preps award event in 2019 was a massive success, and 2020 promises to be even bigger.
Not only have all-star teams been expanded to honor more student-athletes and coaches, the number of categories has been expanded to include Ellis County’s best in band, cheer and mascots.
But to top it all, one of the greatest players in baseball history to ever visit Ellis County — Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, the featured guest of last year’s event — will be followed this year by one of the greatest players in football history.
Pro Football Hall of Famer and legendary Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith will be the guest speaker at the second-annual All-Ellis County All-Star Preps awards show on Thursday, June 11, at the Waxahachie Civic Center. Smith will participate in a Q&A session during the awards show and take photos with student-athlete award winners.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on waxahachietx.com/preps. Student-athletes selected to one of the All-Ellis County all-star teams will receive a letter in the mail with instructions on how to claim their free ticket to the show, or they may request their code on the event…