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    DCSAA 2020 Academic Scholarship Press Release


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    DCSAA and United Bank Announce 2020 Student-Athlete Academic Scholarship Winners

     

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) is proud to announce that 17 high school seniors have been selected to receive a $1,000 college scholarship. The DCSAA Student-Athlete Academic Scholarship Program is fully funded by United Bank, the Community Bank of the Nation’s Capital.

     

    “Commitment to our communities is a central part of United Bank’s mission,” said United Bankshares, Inc. President Rick Adams. “United Bank is a strong supporter of education, and we are proud to support these talented students on their path towards achieving their goals.”

     

    The scholarship recipients come from eleven (11) different high schools in the District, including public schools, public charter schools and independent/private schools. The scholarship awards will be used to help cover the cost of tuition and fees, room and board, and books at an accredited college or university during the 2020-2021 school year.

     

    A virtual reception to honor the scholarship winners will be held on Tuesday, June 2, at 6:00pm via ZOOM; https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75848267670?pwd=MXl6QjNuZC9wU0FGV1FZKzZwZGpwZz09; Meeting ID: 758 4826 7670; Password: 9K3KBw

     

    “We are excited about our growing partnership with United Bank. Through this partnership DCSAA will be able to continue its commitment to the academic success of our student-athletes through the awarding of scholarships,” says Clark Ray, director of the DCSAA.

     

    The scholarship winners are:

     

    • Ramy Beatriz, E.L Haynes - Basketball
    • Emperor Campbell, Wilson – Track & Field
    • Regine Campbell, Dunbar – Cross Country and Track & Field
    • Nadia Chichester, Banneker – Track & Field
    • Keon Eady, Maret - Football
    • Amartya Eswaran-King, Wilson - Baseball
    • Saige Gootman, Wilson – Soccer and Lacrosse
    • Jordan Harris, Archbishop Carroll - Football
    • Ziyah Holman, Georgetown Day – Track & Field
    • Maikel Johnson, McKinley Tech – Baseball, Football and Track & Field
    • Amadi Lee, Roosevelt - Basketball
    • Ahmya Mckeithan, McKinley Tech – Track & Field
    • Flavio Medina, Model Secondary School for the Deaf - Basketball
    • Jessica Valencia, Bell Multicultural – Bowling, Golf, Soccer, Softball & Cross Country
    • John Watson, McKinley Tech – Swimming and Track & Field
    • Rasheda White, Wilson – Cheerleading
    • Joshua Wojnar, Model Secondary School for the Deaf - Basketball

     

    To learn more about the District of Columbia State Athletic Association visit

    www.dcsaasports.org.

     

    About the District of Columbia State Athletic Association

    The mission of the District of Columbia State Athletic Association is to serve member schools and the maximum number of their student-athletes by providing leadership and support for interscholastic athletic programming that will enrich the education experiences of all participants.

     

    The DCSAA will preserve and promote the educational significance of interscholastic athletics by:

     

    • Providing for fair competition between member schools;
    • Promoting sportsmanship and ethical behavior;
    • Establishing and enforcing standards of conduct for student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials and spectators;
    • Protecting the physical well-being of student-athletes and promoting healthy adolescent lifestyles; and
    • Promoting participation of female and disabled students on member teams.

     

    About United Bank

    United Bank is a subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc. (UBSI), the largest publicly traded company headquartered in West Virginia. USBI has assets of approximately $19.6 billion and 139 full-service banking offices and 17 loan origination offices located throughout West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit BankWithUnited.com.

     

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    DCSAA Extends Summer Dead Period

    By DCSAA Staff 05/28/2020, 12:00pm EDT

     

    DC STATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATON EXTENDS SUMMER DEAD PERIOD

    Washington, DC – The DC State Athletic Association has extended its summer dead period for 
    athletics, DCSAA Executive Director Clark Ray announced today.

    With the District of Columbia in a Public Health Emergency through July 24, 2020, the summer dead 
    period will start today and continue while the Public Health Emergency is in place.

    “While we are eager for the return of high school athletics, it is not yet time for our student- 
    athletes to return to the practice fields or competition,” Ray said. “We are continually monitoring 
    the situation, but at present the benefits do not outweigh the risks. It is important for all us to 
    stay safe and remain vigilant in the fight against COVID-19.”

    During  the  dead  period,  high  school  teams  are  not  permitted  to  conduct  in  person  
    Skill Development Sessions or any other in person team-related functions.

    To   learn   more   about   the   District   of   Columbia   State   Athletic   Association,   
    please   visit www.dcsaasports.org.

     


    About the District of Columbia State Athletic Association
    The mission of the District of Columbia State Athletics Association (DCSAA) is to serve member 
    schools and the maximum number of their student-athletes by providing leadership and support for  
    interscholastic  athletic  programming  that  will  enrich  the  education  experiences  of  all 
    participants.

    The DCSAA preserves and promotes the educational significance of interscholastic athletics by:
    • Providing for fair competition between member schools;
    • Promoting sportsmanship and ethical behavior;
    • Establishing   and   enforcing   standards   of   conduct   for   student-athletes,   coaches, 
    administrators, officials and spectators;
    • Protecting the physical well-being of student-athletes and promoting healthy adolescent 
    lifestyles; and
    • Promoting participation of female and disabled students on member teams.
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    Sidwell Friends names former Calvert Hall football coach Donald Davis as head coach

    By By Chad Ricardo, NBC Sports Washington 05/16/2020, 2:45pm EDT

    Sidwell Friends has named Donald Davis its new head football coach. Davis, who recently held the same position at Calvert Hall, is taking over for long time Quaker head coach John Simon.

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