Cumberland County High School has been selected as a winner of the prestigious A.F. Bridges Award of Excellence. CCHS was one of three AAA high school finalists in the middle Tennessee region for the A.F. Bridges Sportsmanship Award for the 2011-2012 school year.
Athletic Director Jon Hall stated, “It is a tremendous honor to be selected for this award as it is only presented to nine high schools across the state. Additionally, of the nine winning schools only three come from schools in the AAA classification. It is a great feeling to know that other schools notice the strides we are making with our students when it comes to sportsmanship. The student-athletes, coaches, and administration of CCHS are extremely proud of this accomplishment and will continue to 'Just Do What’s Right!'"
The TSSAA Board of Control has earmarked $27,000 toward a scholarship fund to recognize outstanding student-athletes from the A.F. Bridges Divisional Finalists. Each winning school will receive $1,000 toward a scholarship to recognize a student-athlete who represents the essence of good sportsmanship and citizenship. The criteria for this award will be established by the school. The winning student-athlete will be recognized later during the school year.