LIVINGSTON - On Wednesday night, the Men of Essex held their 59th Annual Essex Award Dinner.  The Men of Essex honor outstanding athletes from high schools in Essex County.  Verona High School's Carly Waterman received a Men of Essex 2017 Outstanding Athletic Achievement Award.  

Waterman, a junior, led the state with 464 kills in volleyball this season.  She finished the season with 35 aces, 19 blocks and 207 digs.  Waterman led the Hillbillies to a section title this year and a place in the Group 1 championship game.  She was selected 1st Team ALL-STATE and 1st Team All-Group 1 by NJ.com/Star Ledger.

Photos provided by Len Waterman