The mission of the NCHSAA is to provide governance and leadership for interscholastic athletic programs that support and enrich the educational experience of students. In keeping with that mission, the NCHSAA offers many award and recognition programs which highlight outstanding performances by our members. Every July, the NCHSAA holds their Award Banquet in conjunction with the North Carolina Coaches Clinic in Greensboro, NC where these recognitions are awarded.
- NCHSAA Athlete of the Year
The top athletic award which any athlete in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association can earn.
- NCHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award
This program recognizes excellence in the classroom as well as on the playing court or field. The program includes recognition of varsity teams that attain certain grades as well as individual athletes.
- NCHSAA Scholarship Opportunities
Thanks to the generosity of many donors, the NCHSAA offers numerous scholarships to eligible student-athletes of NCHSAA member schools.
- Performance of the Week
Each week throughout the year, the NCHSAA, with the help of a special selection committee, will select a male and female athlete based upon their athletic performance from the preceding week. Nominations can be made by coaches, school administrators or members of the media. This platform is powered by OrthoCarolina.
- Student Services Awards
Awards sponsored by the NCHSAA Student Services Program for student-athletes.
- Heart of a Champion
- Team Recognition Program
- Spirit of Sport
- Commissioner's Cup
- NCHSAA Exemplary School Award Nomination Form
April Deadline | This award is given as a cooperative venture among the NCHSAA, the North Carolina Coaches Association and the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association. In addition to a trophy and a banner for display, each school which earns this honor receives a $1000 cash award.
- Wells Fargo Cup
- Toby Webb Outstanding Coach Award
Established in 2005/06 through the NCHSAA Endowment Fund and generous donations from Toby Webb supporters, the Toby Webb 'Outstanding Coach Award' recognizes two outstanding coaches annually, one male and one female.
- Homer Thompson Memorial "Eight Who Make A Difference" Award
This award recognizes eight coaches who exemplify good sportsmanship and are positive role models for student-athletes.