Student named finalist for Hall of Fame award

17th March, 2016 by

By Pam Boyd

GYPSUM — Balancing herself in her aqua green, high-heel pumps, diminutive Jaycey Beard didn’t quite match the profile of a Pro Football Hall of Fame honoree.But excellence comes in many forms, and that was the spirit of the morning when representatives from Canton, Ohio, and the U.S. Army trekked to Eagle Valley High School Thursday to honor Beard as one of only 20 national finalists for their Student/Athlete Award for Excellence.Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback and former New England Patriots and Los Angeles Raiders legend Mike Haynes, along with a corps of soldiers from the U.S. Army, honored Beard …

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