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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.

Apr 24, 2019

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018-2019 Pat Gainey Student Award, providing scholarship support for two student-athletes with a focus on need-based applicants. This year’s recipients are Ashlyn Williams from Clinton High School and Christopher Arnold from Walter H. Page High School in Greensboro. Each recipient receives a $5,000 scholarship award and a commemorative plaque when they are presented at the NCHSAA Annual Meeting held May 2, 2019 in Chapel Hill.

Apr 23, 2019

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the eight winners of the Commissioner’s Cup for community service in the 2018-19 school year. This year’s winners for 1A are Rosewood High School, Union Academy, and Pender High School. For 2A the winner is Mount Pleasant High School. In 3A the award winners are North Henderson High School and Person High School. The 4A winners are Independence and Panther Creek High Schools.

Apr 22, 2019

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 William Clary Medal scholarship. This year’s recipients are Abigal Furman from Charles E. Jordan High School in Durham and Myles Cyrus from Ralph L. Fike High School in Wilson. 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 2, 2019 at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill.

 

Apr 18, 2019

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2019 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 2, 2019 in Chapel Hill to Darrell Harrison from Greenville, Suzanne Heath from Chocowinity, Len Reynolds from Greensboro, Walter Savage from Raleigh, and Barbara Vaughn from Canton.

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