RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association by proclaiming January 6-11, 2014 in its honor and is encouraging citizens to become more involved in high school athletics.
“Sports enrich the lives of students throughout North Carolina,” said Governor McCrory. “I played tennis and football at Ragsdale High School, and I have great memories of the friendships built during that time. I would like to thank and honor the NCHSAA for the work they do with high school sports.”
The NCHSAA governs interscholastic athletic programs throughout the state. The Association serves over 200,000 student athletes at 399 member high schools.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY
JANUARY 6, 2014
WHEREAS, the mission of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is to provide governance and leadership for interscholastic athletic programs that support and enrich the educational experience of students; and
WHEREAS, the NCHSAA will be the national model for developing and inspiring greatness through interscholastic experiences; and
WHEREAS, the NCHSAA upholds and promotes the core values and beliefs of sportsmanship, integrity, fair play, honesty, respect, equity and the development of student athletes; and
WHEREAS, the NCHSAA was founded in 1913, and currently serves an estimated 200,000 student athletes at 399 member high schools; and
WHEREAS, the State of North Carolina is proud to recognize the NCHSAA for its commitment to student athletes and to protecting the integrity of athletics in our schools;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAT McCRORY, Governor of the State of North Carolina, do hereby proclaim January 6-11, 2014, in recognition of “NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY” in North Carolina, and commend its observance to all citizens.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Great Seal of the State of North Carolina at the Capitol in Raleigh this fifth day of December in the year of our Lord two thousand and thirteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-eighth.