Awards & Scholarships

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  • 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 May, the NCHSAA holds their Annual Meeting where most of these recognitions are awarded.
    Also see Hall of Fame
  • For Students
    • 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.
    • Student Services Awards
      Awards sponsored by the NCHSAA Student Services Program for student-athletes.
      • Heart of a Champion
      • Team Recognition Program
      • Spirit of Sport
  • For Schools
  • For Coaches