Friday, April 19, 2013
How would you like to attend an awards program right here in Durham, NC? The North Carolina Central University Department of Athletics will host its annual awards program, “The Eddies,” on Monday, April 22 inside McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium. The event, which is open to the public with free admission, will start at 7 p.m.
The awards program, named in honor of NCCU's mascot Eddie the Eagle, will recognize student-athletes who have demonstrated outstanding athletic and academic performance.
The NCCU Department of Athletics will present Most Valuable Player, Academic (student-athlete with highest grade point average) and True Grit (recognizing leadership, sportsmanship and pride) awards to chosen student-athletes from each team. Presentations will also be made to the male and female student-athletes of the year (LeRoy T. Walker award), the student-athlete with the highest overall grade point average (Chancellor’s award) and the teams with the highest grade point average (Faculty Athletic Council award).
A complete list of award winners will be available at online following the awards program.