CHARLOTTE - The Carolina Panthers and Guy Roofing have announced that nominations are now open for the fifth annual High School Community Captains Awards, a program that recognizes leadership in ten exemplary high school students in North and South Carolina.
The program recognizes outstanding high school student-athletes in North and South Carolina who excel in their sport, in the classroom, and in their community.
"The Community Captains program is a rewarding way for us to highlight hardworking, motivated, compassionate students who put in the work – on the field, in the classroom, and in their communities," said Jeff Guy, Vice President of Guy Roofing. "To celebrate their achievements and honor them alongside the Carolina Panthers is a powerful reminder that, through hard work and commitment, anything is possible."
"The Carolina Panthers are pleased to partner with Guy Roofing for the High School Community Captain program," said Riley Fields, Panthers Director of Community Relations. "The impact made by these outstanding student-athletes in the classroom, on the field and in their communities sets a standard for others to follow. We are honored to recognize their many contributions they make to their communities."
Male candidates are required to be high school football players, while female candidates are required to have participated in a varsity sport.
Nominations are being accepted now through Sept. 15, 2021. Please see the nomination form below.
Winners will be recognized during a special in-game ceremony during Carolina's Week 9 home game against the New England Patriots on Nov. 7, 2021. The winners will earn a $500 grant to benefit their high school athletic departments.