37 year-old Steeler Linebacker James Harrison made his son give back their participation trophies. Harrison feels that his son didn’t earn. The trophies won were entitled the “2015 Best of the Batch Next Level Athletics Student-Athlete Awards.” The trophies won were entitled the “2015 Best of the Batch Next Level Athletics Student-Athlete Awards.” The Trophies were from an event run by former Steeler Charlie Batch. His what Harrison said about the event below.
I came home to find out that my boys received two trophies for nothing, participation trophies! While I am very proud of my boys for everything they do and will encourage them till the day I die, these trophies will be given back until they EARN a real trophy. I’m sorry I’m not sorry for believing that everything in life should be earned and I’m not about to raise two boys to be men by making them believe that they are entitled to something just because they tried their best…cause sometimes your best is not enough, and that should drive you to want to do better…not cry and whine until somebody gives you something to shut u up and keep you happy. #harrisonfamilyvalues