The Eddies will be Held on Monday, April 22 in McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium


DURHAM, N.C. – The North Carolina Central University Department of Athletics will host its annual awards program, “The Eddies,” on Monday, April 22 inside McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium. The event, which is open to the public with free admission, will start at 7 p.m.


The awards program, named in honor of NCCU's mascot Eddie the Eagle, will recognize student-athletes who have demonstrated outstanding athletic and academic performance.


The NCCU Department of Athletics will present Most Valuable Player, Academic (student-athlete with highest grade point average) and True Grit (recognizing leadership, sportsmanship and pride) awards to chosen student-athletes from each team. Presentations will also be made to the male and female student-athletes of the year (LeRoy T. Walker award), the student-athlete with the highest overall grade point average (Chancellor’s award) and the teams with the highest grade point average (Faculty Athletic Council award).


A complete list of award winners will be available at following the awards program.


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