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Rock Island Coaches Recognized by NAACP

Two Rock Island High School Basketball Head Coaches received the 2022 Charles and Annie Robinson Education Image Award from the Rock Island County NAACP at the annual Freedom Fund Banquet and Image Awards on June 25, 2022. 
 
Lady Rocks Basketball Head Coach Henry Hall will be starting his 5th season as the Head Girls Basketball Coach and had previously served 8 years as assistant coach. During his time coaching at Rock Island, the Lady Rocks have won 9 regional championships and are traditionally ranked in the top 15 in the State of Illinois.
 
Rocks Basketball Head Coach Marc Polite completed his first season as Head Boys Basketball Coach in 2021-2022 year. In recent years, Coach Polite was the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Davenport North High School where he led the team to a State Tournament.
 
"Congratulations to two exceptional coaches," said Rock Island High School Athletic Director Mike Emendorfer. "They are extremely dedicated to the work on the court and in our community and are very deserving of the award."
 
The banquet was held at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Rock Island.
 
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Coach Marc Polite and Coach Henry Hall
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