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May 3, 2018

The Homer Thompson Memorial “Eight Who Make a Difference” Award winners have been selected by virtue of their commitment to sportsmanship and leadership. These recipients serve as excellent role models to our student athletes with their positive and deidcated approach to the coaching profession. The award is presented by North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance.

 

Andy Downing — Football, Basketball and Track Coach @ John A. Holmes High School 

May 3, 2018

The Unsung Hero Award, given periodically by the NCHSAA for outstanding service in a role behind the scenes. This year’s state recipient is Leigh Hebbard.

Hebbard serves as the system athletic director for Guilford County Schools. In addition to his duties with Guilford County, Hebbard serves the NCHSAA as a member of the Education and Athletics Committee and as a tournament director for the three-day, 10-mat, 1,386 match NCHSAA Individual Wrestling Tournament, held each year at the Greensboro Coliseum.

May 3, 2018

This award is presented to a member of the NCHSAA corporate partnership family for outstanding service to the Association. The 2018 Tradition Award is presented to Cheer LTD, a long-time partner in the NCHSAA’s annual Cheerleading Invitational.

May 3, 2018

Pat Jones from Marketing Special Promotions has served the NCHSAA since the mid-1990’s as merchandise sales liaison for several screen printing companies to provide souvenir apparel at select regional events as well as state championship events. Pat established his own merchandising company in 2010 and continues to service the NCHSAA and member schools. 

May 3, 2018

The Morris Walker Development Award was created to help recognize individuals and groups that have helped to build the endowment for the NCHSAA. Through the endowment, these groups and individuals help provide the exceptional quality of championships, scholarship and leadership programs we enjoy in North Carolina. This year we recognize two individuals who have contributed greatly to the NCHSAA through partnership.

This year’s Morris Walker Development Award goes to Mike Raybon from Jamestown.

May 3, 2018

The Tony Simeon Courage Awards are designed to honor individuals who, despite adversity, have demonstrated exemplary character and performance. As a result of their strength and character, these individuals have been an inspiration to all those involved in the programs of the NCHSAA. These awards are named in honor of NCHSAA hall of famer, Tony Simeon, a long-time coach at High Point Central.

May 3, 2018

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the selection of Cape Fear High School in Cumberland County as the 2017-18 winner of the NCHSAA’s prestigious Exemplary School Award.

May 3, 2018

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Male and Female Athlete of the Year for the 2017-18 School Year. The award is in its 33rd year and winners receive the Pat Best Memorial Trophy, presented at the NCHSAA’s Annual Meeting in Chapel Hill.

This year’s Female Athlete of the Year is Hannah Jennings from Madison and the Male Athlete of the Year is Beau Studebaker from East Carteret. The winners, finalists and semifinalists were chosen from nominations received from coaches, media and school administrators.

Apr 30, 2018

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is proud to announce the State Award winners for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. These seven winners represent positions throughout the NCHSAA and have served with distinction in their respective areas of service.

Apr 27, 2018

Chapel Hill, N.C. – Moe’s Southwest Grill locations in the Triangle, in conjunction with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), has selected Brittany Henderson from Middle Creek High School in Apex, N.C., Wesley Petty also of Middle Creek High School and Elizabeth Rogers from East Chapel Hill High School in Chapel Hill, N.C., as the recipients of the Moe’s Hometown Hero awards for the month of April.

Apr 26, 2018

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

Apr 25, 2018

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is proud to present the five recipients of the 2018 Golden Whistle Merit Awards for outstanding officiating service. These awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at the Dean E. Smith Center on May 3, 2018 in Chapel Hill to Kirk Warner of Raleigh, Rita Roy from Greenville, Cecil Mock of Liberty and Rick Ridenhour from Rockwell.

Apr 25, 2018

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship, an award honoring the late and former executive director of the NCHSAA. Anna Kathryn Kilby from Forbush High School and Jameson Tyler “J.T.” Stroupe from Crest High School were named the winners of the $1,500 scholarship.

 

ABOUT THE CHARLIE ADAMS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Apr 24, 2018

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 William Clary Medal scholarship. This year’s recipients are Ty Meyer from Hobbton High School and Jayda Bodine from Lejeune High School. Winners of the Clary Medal are awarded a one-time $2,000 scholarship and a commemorative plaque at the NCHSAA’s Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill.

 

ABOUT THE CLARY MEDAL

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