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Nominations Open for R.A.I.S.E. Champion of the Year Award


Nominations are now open for the Department of Athletics’ R.A.I.S.E. Champion of the Year Award, given to an individual who exemplifies the R.A.I.S.E. core values in a leadership role for the 2023–2024 school year.

All MCPS athletics specialists, athletic coordinators, coaches, sport directors, district representatives, student-athletes, athletic trainers and other stakeholders are eligible for nomination. All nominees must exemplify the R.A.I.S.E. core values, including:

  • Respect and sportsmanship
  • Academic excellence
  • Integrity and character
  • Spirited and safe competition
  • Equity and access

The submission deadline is noon on Wednesday, Feb. 21.

More information about the award and the nomination form can be found on the MCPS Athletics website.

The winner will be honored during the Champions for Children awards celebration on Wednesday, May 1.