Commissioner’s Cup To Be Offered Again By NCHSAA For Community Service

       CHAPEL HILL—The North Carolina High School Athletic Association, in conjunction with Time Warner Cable, has announced the Commissioner’s Cup competition for the 2015-16 academic year.

       The Commissioner’s Cup, now in its second year, is for athletic teams or cheerleading squads at NCHSAA member schools and is based on community service.

       Schools should have their “team” identify a need within your community and create a plan to conduct the service project. Each team also needs a sponsor, who can be a coach, faculty member, staff member or parent.

       Then the team will submit a one to two-minute video of the project in a .MOV format via email to Included in the video should be information on organization that the team will serve, impact of project on community, numbers served, theme project, photos, video, etc. from event or project.

       Two teams or schools from each classification (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A) will be awarded the 2015-16 NCHSAA Commissioner’s Cup at the NCHSAA Annual Meeting next May.

       Each will receive a $1,000 stipend for their respective team or school athletic program.

       Deadline for project submission is April 1, 2016.

        Last year’s winners included Swain County and Pender in the 1-A classification, Mount Pleasant and Parkwood among 2-A schools, North Henderson and Southern Durham at the 3-A level, and Garner and Charlotte Catholic in the 4-A class.