Scholar/Athlete Awards – Rockingham County Schools
(Rockingham County, NC) – The three awards in the Scholar/Athlete Program for the 2012-13 school year were recently presented to Rockingham County High School during the pre-game activities at the Rockingham County High School/Northern Guilford High School football game. For the first time since the program started in 1993, one high school won all three awards. Rockingham County High School student body officers, administration, and athletic department accepted the awards on behalf of the student body.
The Home Savings Bank Cup is presented to the high school with the highest Grade Point Average among the four high schools in the county. This is the first time Rockingham County High School has been awarded the Cup. Rockingham County High School had a Grade Point Average among the athletes of 3.05, McMichael High School finished second with an average of 3.039, third went to Reidsville High School with a 2.982, and Morehead High School had a 2.98.
Rockingham County School’s Scholar/Athlete Awards Program also recognizes athletes who excel in the classroom. The Athlete Award is in recognition of the highest achievement of a student-athlete on each varsity team in the four high schools. The winners are listed below for 2012-13:
WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
In addition to these awards, the Scholar/Athlete Awards Program also awarded certificates to all athletes having a 3.5 Grade Point Average or higher and has awarded certificates to athletes who make the honor roll during a sports season.
The Awards Program also presents the Team Academic Award that recognizes the team in each varsity sport with the highest Grade Point Average. The team winners for 2012-13 are listed below:
BASEBALL – Rockingham County High School
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL – McMichael High School
MEN’S BASKETBALL – Rockingham County High School
CHEERLEADING – McMichael High School
WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY – Rockingham County High School
MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY – Morehead High School
FOOTBALL – McMichael High School
WOMEN’S GOLF – Morehead High School
MEN’S GOLF – Reidsville High School
WOMEN’S SOCCER – Rockingham County High School
MEN’S SOCCER – Rockingham County High School
SOFTBALL – McMichael High School
WOMEN’S SWIMMING – Reidsville High School
MEN’S SWIMMING – Reidsville High School
WOMEN’S TENNIS – Rockingham County High School
MEN’S TENNIS – Reidsville High School
WOMEN’S TRACK – McMichael High School
MEN’S TRACK – McMichael High School
VOLLEYBALL – McMichael High School
WRESTLING – Morehead High School
Rockingham County High School was also awarded the North Star Keystone Cup for overall excellence in the athletic program. The award is sponsored by Keystone Foods of Reidsville and Rockingham County Schools. The winner is determined by giving points for fielding a team and points for the order of finish in the county. Rockingham County High School finished first with 147.5 points, McMichael came in second with 145 points, Morehead finished third with 136.5 points, and Reidsville finished fourth with 128 points. As the winner Rockingham County High School received a Cup for a year and a permanent plaque.
The NewBridge Bank Sportsmanship Cup was presented to Rockingham County High School for the 2012-13 school year. This Cup is presented by NewBridge Bank and Rockingham County Schools each year to the school which displays the best sportsmanship by the players, coaches and fans during the sport season. The school received the Cup for one year, a permanent plaque and a check for five hundred dollars
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