We are pleased to announce the partnership of USASB of GA and POSITIVE ATHLETE.
WHAT IS POSITIVE ATHLETE?
Positive Athlete is a movement by high-character athletes tied to professional and collegiate sports teams to celebrate young athletes who have overcome difficult circumstances, given back to their communities, or have an infectious attitude that positively affects those around them. Led by Former Super Bowl MVP and legendary Georgia Bulldog, Hines Ward, we are entering our fifth year of operation here in Georgia, recognizing the state’s most positive student-athletes and coaches.
SEVEN DEFINITIONS OF A POSITIVE ATHLETE
- Servant Leader
- Heart For Others
- Admits Imperfections
- Always Gives 100%
- Puts Team First
LAST YEAR’S PROGRAM
-4700+ nominations from 400+ High Schools
-142/159 Counties had nominees
-$25,000+ in scholarships given to Award Winners
POSITIVE ATHLETE FAQ’S
–How do I nominate?
All Nominations are made online at PositiveAthlete.org
– Who can I nominate?
Any high school student athlete or coach, male or female, in any grade and in any boys or girls sport
–Who can make nominations?
Anyone can nominate! (Parents, Coaches, Teachers, Administrators, Fans, etc.)
–When can I nominate?
The nominations window is open from September 6th until March 16th
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW?
-This program is and will always be 100% free to every public and private high school in Georgia
-The program is supported by organizations like: GHSA, GPTA, CNN, Delta, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta United, Atlanta Dream
-Students who are nominated are automatically eligible for opportunities like scholarships, free tickets to professional sporting events, promotional opportunities, and recognition from the corporate community
Ryan Pederson – Director of Partnerships & Programming
Cell: 678-294-4496 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org