WCMC, WDNC-A Honor Scholar Athletes
September 14, 2011 at 3:33 AM (PT)
CAPITOL BROADCASTING Sports WCMC (THE FAN) and WDNC-A (THE BUZZ)/RALEIGH, NC teamed with COASTAL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION to kick off the Scholar Athlete of the Month program for its 10th consecutive year this SEPTEMBER.
Each month during the school year, one winner will be selected from a pool of nominees who excel in both sports and academics. Winners will receive on-air recognition and a commemorative trophy. Additionally, COASTAL will grant a $400 scholarship to each school in the student's honor.
In addition to the winners' trophy and cash award for the school, two-minute vignette interviews with each scholar athlete will run on both Sports stations during the month they are recognized. Biographies and pictures to honor winners will be posted at www.ESPNtriangle.com and www.coastal24.com.
Now in its tenth year, The Scholar Athlete of the Month program has awarded over $50,000 to area schools on behalf of the 162 students that have earned the award.