Awards and Honors » Athletic Block Letter

Athletic Block Letter

Introduction  

Obtaining a Block Letter during high school represents a significant achievement on one or more areas of co-curricular and extracurricular activities.  The Block Letter for Athletics is obtained by participation in academics  AND extracurricular sporting activities.  Students who wish to obtain their Athletic Block Letter must fill out the Athletic Block Letter Application found here:  https://tinyurl.com/mhathleticblock 


Criteria

In order to receive a Block Letter in Athletics a student must meet the following criteria

Activity Description

Requirement

Participation in any Varsity Level Sport

1 Season

Attendance at all Games and contests (All regularly scheduled games/contests required for the sport)

1 Season

2.5 overall GPA 

Required at time of award

Participation in the following:

  • Participation in additional school sports (outside of the varsity sport season)
  • Participation in an outside sport (Club sports outside of the high school season)
  • Coaching or assistant coaching local recreation league or club sport
  • Team Leadership position (Captain, Co-Captain, etc.)
  • 6 hours of volunteer work at school or community sporting or performing arts events (concessions, statistics, scoreboard, gate, ushering, etc.)

2 of the activities in the list must be completed while a high school student

(may be duplicated)


Additional Honors

A student may earn additional honors in Athletics (a pin or patch to add on to their letter) by accomplishing the following:

Activity Description

Requirement

Participation in any Varsity Level Sport

1 additional season

Attendance at all Games and contests (All regularly scheduled games/contests required for the sport)

1 additional season

2.5 overall GPA 

Required at time of award

Participation in the following:

  • Participation in additional school sports (outside of the varsity sport season)
  • Participation in an outside sport (outside of the season of sport for High School)
  • Coaching or assistant coaching local recreation league or club sport
  • Team Leadership position (Captain, Co-Captain, etc.)
  • 6 hours of volunteer work at school or community sporting or performing arts events (concessions, statistics, scoreboard, gate, ushering, etc.)

2 of the activities in the list must be completed AFTER the first award was given.

(may be duplicated)