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, English Expo, Esports, FCCLA, FFA, HOSA, JROTC, Mock Trial, Orchestra, Scholastic Publications, Science Fair, Science Olympiad, Skills USA, Speech & 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 April 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)