April 19, 2013

CEDAR HILLS – As part of the Cedar Hills Champions program, the City Council will recognize Cedar Hills resident Quincy Lewis for his role as the boys basketball coach at Lone Peak High School, where he has been the coach for 10 years.

Mr. Lewis led the Lone Peak Knights through an impressive season this year, which ended with the Knights crowned as national basketball champions for 2013. He has also led the basketball team through five state championships in the past six years. In 2012 Mr. Lewis was inducted into the Wagner College Athletics Hall of Fame where he played basketball from 1991-1993.

Lewis has been recognized nationally as Naismith Boy’s High School Coach of the Year and MaxPreps 2013 National Coach of the Year at the same time that the Lone Peak Knights were named the MaxPreps 2013 Xcellent 25 National Champions. In Utah, Governor Herbert has declared March 8 as Lone Peak Basketball Day.
“Quincy is an inspiring leader,” said Cedar Hills Mayor Gary Gygi. “He has shown an incredible amount of commitment to the sport, but especially to the boys he coaches. We appreciate the time and effort he gives to the youth in our city. We are honored to have him represent our community and are pleased to recognize him as a Cedar Hills Champion.”

The recognition ceremony will take place during the the City Council meeting on April 23 at 7:00pm at the Cedar Hills Community Recreation Center, located at 10640 N. Clubhouse Drive. April 24, 2013, will be declared “Quincy Lewis Day” in Cedar Hills.______________________________________________________Media inquiries can be sent to Jenney Rees at jrees@cedarhills.org.Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cedarhillsutah.