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May 4, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Male and Female Athlete of the Year for the 2016-17 School Year. The award is in its 32nd year and winners receive the Pat Best Memorial Trophy, presented at the NCHSAA’s Annual Meeting in Chapel Hill.

This year’s winners are two very accomplished performers at the high school ranks, both with full scholarships to “Big Four” Universities here in the state of North Carolina. The winners are Mikayla Boykin from Clinton High School and Sage Surratt from Lincolnton High School.

May 3, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the winners of the Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship. The Willie Bradshaw Endowed Scholarship provides $750 of scholarship support to an outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native and/or Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity team at an NCHSAA member school.

May 2, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is proud to announce the State Award winners for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. These seven winners represent positions throughout the NCHSAA and have served with distinction in their respective areas of service.

Apr 27, 2017

CHAPEL HILL - The NCHSAA participates in the “Spirit of Sport Award” program sponsored by the National Federation of State High School Associations. It was established to recognize those individuals who exemplify the ideals of the positive spirit of sport that represents the core mission of education-based athletics. The award is given in recognition of a specific act or an activity of longer duration. Nominees can be a coach, athletic administrator, trainer, student-athlete or any others associated with the school’s athletic program.

Apr 26, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is proud to present the five recipients of the 2017 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 4, 2017 in Chapel Hill.

Apr 26, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The NCHSAA is proud to announce the recipients of the annual Homer Thompson “Eight Who Make a Difference” Award for the 2016-2017 academic year. The award is named in honor of the late Homer Thompson, the long-time Winston-Salem Parkland coach and member of the NCHSAA Hall of Fame.

Apr 25, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016-2017 Pat Gainey Student Award, providing scholarship support for two student-athletes with a focus on need-based applicants. This year’s recipients are Nzia Imani Hall from Southern Durham High School and Joseph Samuel Hall from Topsail High School. Each recipient receives a $2,000 scholarship award and a commemorative plaque when they are presented at the NCHSAA Annual Meeting held each May in Chapel Hill.

Apr 24, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Toby Webb Coach of the Year Awards. The Toby Webb award recognizes two coaches annually, one male and one female. Sue Moon from North Henderson and John Gray from Durham Jordan have been selected as this year’s winners.

Apr 20, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce a partnership with the Triangle Sports Commission (TSC) that will bring two NCHSAA Football State Championship Games to Durham and Wallace Wade Stadium on the campus of Duke University.

Apr 19, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship, an award honoring former executive director of the NCHSAA. Jennae Ann Jacob from Marvin Ridge High School and Logan Todd Odom from Robbinsville High School were named the winners of the $1,500 scholarship.

Apr 18, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 William Clary Medal scholarship. This year’s recipients are David Ryan Perry from Swansboro and Savanna Hagler from Kannapolis. 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 4, 2017 at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill.

Apr 18, 2017

CHAPEL HILL— Nina Devone from Hobbton High School and Matt Suggs from Hoggard High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Spectrum SportsChannel.

Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from media and school administrators.

Apr 17, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association partnered with member schools in October 2016 to help raise funds to assist school systems in areas heavily affected by Hurricane Matthew.

Apr 11, 2017

CHAPEL HILL—A total of 19 student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools were honored for their outstanding sportsmanship as winners of “Heart of a Champion” recognition on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

The sportsmanship recognition is part of the program offered by the NCHSAA Student Services Division and is sponsored by the North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company.  Mark Dreibelbis, NCHSAA assistant commissioner, and Director of Sports, Championships and Student Services, Chiquana Dancy, administer the program.

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