The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association is proud to announce that Carroll “CD” Hawhee of Waverly High School is the recipient of the 1978 Paul Walker Award. The Paul Walker Award is presented annually by the OHSBCA to an active coaching member of the association who has made significant contributions to high school basketball. The award is named in honor of the late Paul Walker, the long time coach of Middletown High School. At the time of his retirement, he had the most wins as a boys basketball coach in Ohio High School Basketball history.
Coach Hawhee, also established himself as a great football coach along with track, golf and baseball – winning the state title in baseball in 1954. In 1973, CD was named AP Coach of the Year in basketball. In 1978, he received the coveted Paul Walker Award and in 1982 was inducted into the Naismith National Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. His wife, Bea, is currently residing in Waverly, Ohio