Those attending the News-Star's Best of Preps event Monday night at FireLake Arena take photos on the “green carpet.” More than 1,000 people attended the event, where student athletes and Students of the Month were honored, with McLoud Senior Jordan Collier also winning a Jeep Renegade and other finalists awarded scholarships. Be sure to pick up Saturday's News-Star (May 12) for a post-event special tabloid.

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