BONHAM — Bonham senior Austin Simmerman has been named the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship and has been invited to attend the 1st Down Club of Dallas-Fort Worth’s fifth annual banquet on Thursday.

The 1st Down Club will honor the Players of the Year finalists (12 offense and 12 defense) plus the Coach of the Year finalists during the banquet at the Arlington Convention Center.

The 1st Down Club is a foundation that recognizes the top football players from the Fort Worth area south to Waco and north to Wichita Falls. It will recognize the most outstanding offensive and defensive high school football players from the area.