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May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) presented four awards to individuals or corporate partners of the Association whose contributions have helped provide the exceptional opportunities education-based athletics has to offer through the NCHSAA's programs. These four awardees were recognized and presented with their awards at the Association's Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 at the Dean E. Smith Center.

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) presented four individuals with Tony Simeon Courage Awards at the Association's Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 at the Dean Smith Center. The Tony Simeon Courage Awards are designed to honor individuals who, despite adversity, have demonstrated exemplary character and performance and, as a result, have been an inspiration to all those involved with the programs of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. They are named in honor of NCHSAA Hall of Famer Tony Simeon, a long-time coach at High Point Central.

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) presented a special recognition, the Membership Service Award, to Chiquana Dancy at the NCHSAA's Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 at the Dean E. Smith Center. The award is a special recognition, given only as warranted at the discretion of the Commissioner, to a member of the NCHSAA Staff who has served the members and students of the NCHSAA with excellence and distinction.

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - During the Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) presented Red Springs High School Licensed Athletic Trainer, Chris Chapman, with the LifeSaver Citation for his heroic efforts in caring for student-athlete, Keagan Brayboy, during a medical emergency on November 5, 2018. The award is in its third year at the Annual Meeting and is designed as special recognition from the NCHSAA for service to a member school, student-athlete, coach or a fan by a health care provider during a critical time of need at an NCHSAA event.

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) presented Dr. Charles Kernodle, Jr. from Burlington with the 2019 Russell Blunt Legends Award on May 2, 2019 at the Association's Annual Meeting at the Dean E. Smith Center. The award first given in the 1992-93 academic year, this honors an individual who has spent a lifetime in support of the values of high school athletics. It is not necessarily given every year and goes to a select few who truly can be classified as “legends” in the annals of North Carolina. 

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) presented two Commissioner's Choice Awards, one to the Western Carolina University Athletic Training Program and Mac Morris, co-executive director of the North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA). These awards are presented when merited for extraordinary service to the state's high school athletic program as selected by the Commissioner of the NCHSAA. The awards debuted during the 1990-91 academic year.

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced the selection of Andy Fowler from Raleigh for the Association's Bud Phillips Retiree Award presented on May 2, 2019 at the Annual Meeting in the Dean E. Smith Center. The award is designed to recognize individuals that have retired from full-time work in education and continue to be a valuable resource to the NCHSAA through various avenues of service.

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) selected and presented Reggie Flythe from Raleigh with the Association's Unsung Hero Award at the 2018-19 Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 at the Dean E. Smith Center. The Unsung Hero Award, given periodically by the NCHSAA, normally goes to those tremendous volunteers who work in so many different areas of a school athletic program, from public address announcer to chain crew to booster club president to team physician or many other areas. The awards are traditionally given based on nominations from member schools.

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) presented the 2018-19 Toby Webb Outstanding Coach Awards to Jennifer Kruk from Enka High School and Ron Bare from Northwest Guilford High School at the NCHSAA's Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 at the Dean E. Smith Center. 

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the selection of Terry Sanford High School in Fayetteville as the 2018-19 Exemplary School Award winner during the Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill. 

May 3, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) annually presents the State Awards in several different categories, all based on those "who have done the most for high school athletics" rather than a single accomplishment or having an outstanding win-loss record." The awards are named in memory or in honor of outstanding individuals in each category, six of whom are current members of the NCHSAA Hall of Fame. These seven recipients received their awards at the NCHSAA Annual Meeting on May 2, 2019 at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill.

May 2, 2019

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) closed out its Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony with the presentation of the Pat Best Memorial Trophy, presented to the Male and Female Athlete of the Year in NCHSAA competition. Owen High School senior, Chesney Cooper Gardner, and Cardinal Gibbons High School senior, Jalen Brooks, received their awards in front of more than 500 attendees at the Association’s meeting in the Dean E. Smith Center. 

Apr 26, 2019

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Toby Webb Outstanding Coach Award. The Toby Webb Award recognizes two coaches annually, one male and one female. Jennifer Kruk from Enka High School and Ron Bare from Northwest Guilford High School have been chosen for the honor.

Apr 25, 2019

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the winners of the Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship for 2018-2019. The Willie Bradshaw Endowed Scholarship provides $750 of scholarship support to selected outstanding Black African American, Native American, Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or Hispanic American student-athletes participating on a sanctioned varsity team at an NCHSAA member school.

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