12 Dec BGO Night of Champions – Call for Nominations
Call for 2020 Nominations!
Bluegrass Orthopaedics is proud to sponsor the 4th Annual BGO Night of Champions. This event will be held on Thursday April 30th, 2020 at the Marriott – Griffin Gate beginning at 6:00PM. The evening is a celebratory event for those individuals not always recognized with awards or accolades. The BGO Champion Award will be given to two very deserving individuals, one male and one female, from the central Kentucky area. This award is unique as it honors student-athletes at the high school level who have distinguished themselves by overcoming adversity or injury, and returned and excelled beyond expectations in their respective sport(s). The award is accompanied with a $2,500 scholarship per individual. The BGO Achievement Awards are given to central Kentucky high school student-athletes who have distinguished themselves in the classroom, in their community, on the playing field/court, and have been high achievers in every aspect of their life. High schools from the central Kentucky will have a the opportunity to nominate student-athletes for this award. The award is accompanied with a $500 scholarship per individual. For more information click here.
2020 Keynote Speaker – Olympian Dallas Robinson
Robinson, a graduate of Oldham County High School, Eastern Kentucky University, & Campbellsville University, is a hall of fame athlete and coach. During the entire time Robinson was a soldier and a Team USA athlete, he was also a high school and collegiate track coach, and continues to coach today. He is the States’ only ever three-sport Team USA qualifier – USA Rugby Sevens, USA Rugby Fifteens, and USA bobsled two and four-man national team. In ’08 he was ranked 1st in the United States in the 55m Dash and top-10 in both the 60m and 200m races. As an active U.S. Soldier, he competed three years as a team USA bobsled athlete and an Olympic team competitor. Robinson was also one of three soldiers who competed in the 2014 Olympics in more than one sport. As a bobsled athlete, he broke five Olympic Training Center records. Competing in the World Championship Team event in 2012-14, he collected three World Cup medals. While serving in the U.S. Army, he graduated first in his training class, receiving the title Soldier of the Cycle and was promoted to Sergeant in just 11 months of service. Robinson received the Meritorious Service Medal, the highest non-combat medal a soldier can receive.