EACH CANDIDATE MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

The following are NMAA sanctioned sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Spirit, Swimming/Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
The following are NMAA sanctioned activities: Athletic Training Challenge, Bowling, BPA, Chess, Choir, Concert Band, DECA, Drama/One Act Play, Educators Rising, English Expo, Esports, FCCLA, FFA, HOSA, JROTC, Mock Trial, Powerlifting, Scholastic Publications, Science Fair, Science Olympiad, Skills USA, Speech and Debate, Student Council and TSA.
Candidate must be a participant within a “Large school.” This would be a school that falls within class 3A-5A.
Candidate must be a graduating senior who actively participated in at least one of the sports and at least one of the activities listed above throughout his/her high school career.
Candidate must have a GPA of at least 3.5.
Candidate’s high school transcript must be submitted.
Candidate’s ACT and/or SAT score(s) must be listed on the application (if applicable).
Applicants must submit a one page personal statement addressing the following question: What have you learned from your involvement in high school athletics/activities that has helped you overcome the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Nominators must submit a one page statement addressing the candidate’s worthiness of this award.
A recent photograph or clear snapshot of the candidate must be submitted.
At least three letters of recommendation must be submitted. One must be from a candidate’s coach/sponsor, and one must from a candidate’s teacher
Candidate must graduate from high school during the year of application and begin college the following fall semester.

 

TIPS ON COMPLETING THE APPLICATION/NOMINATION PACKET

1. Read the requirements listed above carefully.
2. Be sure to fill out the application/nomination form completely.
3. Applications/nominations must be submitted by February 1.
4. Submit all materials together to insure that all information is received.
5. Incomplete application/nomination packets will not be considered.

 

Application Checklist

Questions:

Application/nomination form

Chris Kedge
505-923-3276
chris@nmact.org

 

 

If you have questions, or would like more information, please
contact Chris Kedge at 505-923-3276 or chris@nmact.org.

Transcript
Personal Statement
Photograph
Three (3) letters of recommendation
Nominating Statement (if applicable)