Carroll Lady Dragon senior Jenelle Jenkins earned a special statewide honor Monday in Irving. Jenkins was named the Texas Female Christian Athlete of the Year at the Lay Witness For Christ International banquet held at the DFW Airport Marriott. Jenkins was a volleyball and basketball standout at Carroll and has signed to play volleyball next year at Louisville. Jenkins lettered four years in basketball and three in volleyball.
Awards were given to the male and female athletes of the year and Carroll senior baseball player Darian McClemore was a semifinalist. Medals were given to both Carroll athletes along with the other athletes across the state. Jenkins was presented the award by former Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis.