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Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award

Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award
Extra Effort Award Nomination
Throughout the school year, WRAL-TV and Tom Suiter recognize one student-athlete each week who excels not only on the playing field but also in the classroom and in the community. If you would like to submit a nomination, fill out the form below.
Jan 15, 2014
Extra Effort: Bryce Love, Wake Forest (Oct. 28, 2014)
Bryce Love of Wake Forest High School is being recruited by schools from all over the country. Academics will play a key role in his decision making him a true student athlete. Here's Tom Suiter with this week's Extra Effort Award.
Oct 28, 2014
Extra Effort: Extra Effort: Hailey Brooke McFadden, Wake Christian Academy (Oct. 16, 2014)
Hailey Brooke McFadden is a versatile player on the volleyball court and a tremendous student in the classroom, landing on the honor roll. She is also an accomplished vocalist and this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Oct 16, 2014
Extra Effort: Abby Verchick, Union Pines (Oct. 2, 2014)
Abby Verchick of Union Pines High School is Captain of her school's quiz bowl team and has also been a huge part of three conference championship sports team. Add Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award to her resume.
Oct 2, 2014
Extra Effort: Chris Gottberg, Middle Creek (Sept. 25, 2014)
Middle Creek High School soccer star Chris Gottberg has a thirst for victory and a quest for knowledge. Here's Tom Suiter with the latest Extra Effort Award winner.
Sep 25, 2014
Extra Effort: Alex Dolwick, Grace Christian (Sept. 18, 2014)
Alex Dolwick of Grace Christian School in Raleigh is a cross country champion who sits atop his class academically. Here's Tom Suiter with this week's Extra Effort Award winner.
Sep 18, 2014
Extra Effort: Damontay Rhem, East Wake (Sept. 11, 2014)
Tom Suiter recognizes East Wake's Damontay Rhem with the Extra Effort Award. The senior running back rushed for over 1,600 yards last year and he's over 300 yards in three games this season.
Sep 11, 2014
Extra Effort: Kendra Simmons, Southern Vance (Sept. 4, 2014)
Southern Vance High School's Kendra Simmons is a four-year starter on the volleyball team, a captain on the cheerleading squad and a starter on the softball team. She is also tops in her class academically and a volunteer tutor and is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Sep 5, 2014
Extra Effort: Kendall Hinton, Southern Durham (Aug. 28, 2014)
Southern Durham High School quarterback Kendall Hinton has already committed to play college football at Wake Forest University. An excellent student with plans to become an orthopedic surgeon, he is the latest in the long line of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award winners.
Aug 28, 2014
Extra Effort: Charity Snelling, Franklinton (June 3, 2014)
Franklinton High School's Charity Snelling won the state 2A high jump championship, the first state title by any team or athlete in the 90-year history of the school. She was also Homecoming Queen and is a member of National Honor Society and is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Jun 3, 2014
Extra Effort: Keion Crossen, Northampton County High (May 27, 2014)
Northampton County High's Keion Crossen is 4-sport athlete. He was a top rushing quarterback and he intercepted 9 passes as a defensive back. He's this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
May 27, 2014
Extra Effort: Elizabeth Pittman, Garner (May 20, 2014)
Elizabeth Pittman of Garner High School is a two sport athlete who will graduate with high honors in the prestigious International Baccalaureate program. She is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award
May 20, 2014
Extra Effort: Morgan Reid, Cardinal Gibbons (May 13, 2014)
Morgan Reid of Cardinal Gibbons high school excels in both basketball and soccer. The highly decorated athlete adds Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award to her collection.
May 13, 2014
Extra Effort: Logan Barefoot, Cedar Ridge (May 6, 2014)
Cedar Ridge High School's Logan Barefoot had a goal very early. She wanted to play college softball and she will at Averett University in Virginia. For many reasons she is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
May 6, 2014
Extra Effort: Peyton Holste, Heritage (April 30, 2014)
Heritage High School's Peyton Holste refused to let an injury ruin his senior year. Here's why Peyton is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's extra effort award.
Apr 30, 2014
Extra Effort: Savanna Massengill, Princeton (April 22, 2014)
Princeton High School's Savanna Massengill is all conference in three sports but it's what she goes through to play that adds to her amazing story. Here's Tom Suiter with this week's Extra Effort Award winner.
Apr 22, 2014
Extra Effort: Nicoe Pless, E.E. Smith (April 16, 2014)
E.E. Smith's Nicoe Pless ranks sixth in his class academically and a two sport athlete. He's the latest winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Apr 16, 2014
Extra Effort: Chandler Patterson, Lee County (April 8, 2014)
The high school softball season is in full swing and at Lee County High School Chandler Patterson is enjoying a fine senior season. Next year she will play at Campbell. This week she is Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award winner.
Apr 8, 2014
Extra Effort: Matt McCutcheon, South Granville (April 1, 2014)
One of the first things that jumps out about South Granville's Matt McCutcheon, he's number one in his class. There are other aspects that make Matt a winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Apr 1, 2014
Extra Effort: Dustin Hendricks, Faith Christian School
Faith Christian School soccer and basketball player Dustin Hendricks is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Mar 25, 2014
Extra Effort: Shayla Thorne, Tarboro
Tarboro soccer player Shayla Thorne is one of the best players on her team, and she's also a standout student.
Mar 11, 2014
Extra Effort: Gary Clark, Clayton (March 4, 2014)
Clayton's Gary Clark has led his team into the 4th fourth round of the state 4a basketball playoffs. He will continue his basketball career at Cincinnati but he is not just defined by hoops. He is this week's winner of the Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award.
Mar 4, 2014
Extra Effort: Jordanna Kalkhof, Southern Lee (Feb. 25, 2014)
Jordanna Kalkhof is a basketball standout at Southern Lee who plans to study business at either Carolina or Florida State. She is a well rounded student-athlete and is this week's winner of the Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award.
Feb 25, 2014
Extra Effort: Catherine Romaine, Chapel Hill (Feb. 11, 2014)
Catherine Romaine of Chapel Hill High School will play college basketball at Bucknell University. This high achieving student athlete is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Feb 11, 2014
Extra Effort: Daneshia Slade, Knightdale (Feb. 4, 2014)
Knightdale High School's Daneshia Slade is small in size but has the true heart of a champion in and out of athletics. Tom Suiter presents her with this week's Extra Effort Award.
Feb 4, 2014
Extra Effort: Ajay Williams, Beddingfield (Jan. 21, 2014)
Beddingfield basketball and football star Ajay Williams has committed to play football at Furman, and he is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Jan 21, 2014
Extra Effort: Koya Osada, East Chapel Hill (Jan. 14, 2014)
East Chapel Hill swimmer Koya Osada has been accepted to Harvard, works with the Special Olympics, and is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Jan 14, 2014
Extra Effort: Alexus Hill, Northern Nash (Jan. 7, 2014)
Alexus Hill averages 17 points, 9 rebounds and four assists for Northern Nash High School's girls basketball team. She is the latest winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Jan 7, 2014
Extra Effort: Julianne Strickland, Athens Drive (Dec. 12, 2013)
Athens Drive High School's Julianne Strickland is a member of the National Honor Society who is also one of the area's top swimmers. She is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Dec 12, 2013
Extra Effort: Chandler Hines. North Johnston (Dec. 5, 2013)
A three sport athlete, North Johnston's Chandler Hines is also the president of student government, an honor student, a member of the homecoming court and commits her time to special needs persons and she is the winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Dec 5, 2013
Extra Effort: Kameron Johnson, Southern Durham (Nov. 27, 2013)
Southern Durham's football team is in the third round of the 3-AA High School Playoffs. One of the big contributors is senior linebacker Kameron Johnson. Here's Tom Suiter with this week's Extra Effort Award.
Nov 27, 2013
Extra Effort: Patrick Pettiford, Orange (Nov. 21, 2013)
Orange High School's Patrick Pettiford has been a constant highlight on Football Friday. He's one of the area's most exciting players and is this week's winner of the Extra Effort Award presented by Tom Suiter.
Nov 21, 2013
Extra Effort: Evan Brabrand, Wakefield (Nov. 14, 2013)
Quarterback Evan Braybrand has been a big part of Wakefield High Schools Cap 8 championship and the number one seed in the eastern 4-AA playoffs. For many reasons he's this weeks winner of the Extra Effort Award presented by Tom Suiter.
Nov 14, 2013
Extra Effort: Nick Place, Rocky Mount Academy (Nov. 7, 2013)
Nick Place, a football player at Rocky Mount Academy, is this week's winner of the Extra Effort Award.
Nov 8, 2013
Extra Effort: Ja'Quez Bullock, Southern Vance (Oct. 31, 2013)
Southern Vance lineman Ja'Quez Bullock is a talented football player, a good student, and is highly respected by the Southern Vance community.
Oct 31, 2013
Extra Effort: Amanda Levy, Wake Forest (Oct. 24, 2013)
Wake Forest High School's Amanda Levy will continue her golfing career at UNC-Pembroke. Her work on the course, in the classroom and the community has earned Amanda a visit from Tom Suiter for the Extra Effort Award.
Oct 24, 2013
Extra Effort: Cameron Roane, Riverside (Oct. 18, 2013)
Cameron Roane is a fast, standout football player at Riverside High School in Durham, but his first priority has always been his education.
Oct 18, 2013
Extra Effort: Meredith Randolph, Western Harnett (Oct. 10, 2013)
Western Harnett's Meredith Randolph is a standout athlete in multiple sports and also meets high standards in the classroom.
Oct 11, 2013
Extra Effort: Alexis Massengill, South Johnston (Oct. 3, 2013)
Alexis Massengill of South Johnston High School has a resume that is mind boggling. With the career goal of becoming a lawyer, she is this week's winner of the Extra Effort Award.
Oct 3, 2013
Extra Effort: Bryce Parrott, Granville Central (Sept. 26, 2013)
Bryce Parrott of Granville Central High School is a hard nosed football player who is just as tough in the classroom. He certainly fits the template for Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Sep 26, 2013
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 3:05 PM
  2. HSOTGNRC: EAST WAKE: East Wake cruises by Clayton, 54-35 http://t.co/z3QFr2l2C0
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:58 PM
  3. HighSchoolOT: RT @NickStevensHSOT: My #FootballFriday games tonight: @wakefieldfb vs @HHS_Huskies & @FHSRedRams vs @bunnathletics. Watch 11:35 on @WRAL &…
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:06 PM
  4. NickStevensHSOT: My #FootballFriday games tonight: @wakefieldfb vs @HHS_Huskies & @FHSRedRams vs @bunnathletics. Watch 11:35 on @WRAL & @HighSchoolOT!
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:05 PM
  5. Chris__Edwards: Back to Durham tonight for @Duke_VB as they host @WakeVolleyball. Join Ryan Craig and myself at 6:30 on @ESPN3
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:04 PM
  6. NickStevensHSOT: RT @HighSchoolOT: We're presenting the #StudentSectionShowdown banner to the @HH_Hooligans tonight! @NickStevensHSOT will be there with the…
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 1:45 PM
  7. HighSchoolOT: Area teams will compete in the cross country state championships on Saturday: http://t.co/AdXHwpH3Vt #HSOT
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 1:03 PM
  8. HighSchoolOT: Voyager, Durham School of Arts, Panther Creek & Cardinal Gibbons will play for dual team tennis titles Saturday: http://t.co/CllUiCpnaM
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 1:03 PM
  9. HighSchoolOT: JH Rose, Princeton, South Granville & Cardinal Gibbons are playing for volleyball titles tomorrow: http://t.co/irPx3kJWbY #HSOT
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 1:02 PM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 1:00 PM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 12:45 PM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 12:45 PM
  13. HighSchoolOT: We're presenting the #StudentSectionShowdown banner to the @HH_Hooligans tonight! @NickStevensHSOT will be there with the banner. #HSOT
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 12:21 PM
  14. ZachMayoHSOT: So wait, @WCPSS kids ARE allowed to wear costumes tonight? I remember one Halloween game when I was at Fuquay where we couldn't.
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 11:56 AM
  15. HighSchoolOT: NCHSAA moves tennis state championships indoors http://t.co/asHNZooj3Z
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 11:36 AM
  16. ZachMayoHSOT: And if last night taught me anything, it's that teams better be terrified to see Northwood early in the postseason. That team does it all.
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 11:11 AM
  17. ZachMayoHSOT: Good seeing my media pal @NCGridironNews last night at the Chapel Hill-Northwood game. I swear we only see each other when it's freezing.
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 11:09 AM
  18. HighSchoolOT: RT @newsargussports: BREAKING NEWS: The Spring Creek-Lejeune 2nd round 1A boys soccer playoff game is now Monday at 6 p.m. at Spring Creek
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 10:52 AM
  19. HighSchoolOT: ALERT: NCHSAA moves Saturday's tennis state championships indoors due to possible inclement weather http://t.co/ENPDhvjSmF
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 10:52 AM
  20. ZachMayoHSOT: RT @HighSchoolOT: Our @ZachMayoHSOT has highlights from the Northwood win over Chapel Hill on Thursday night: http://t.co/QWEuvkmWeX #HSOT
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 10:26 AM
  21. HSOTScores: Soccer coaches & ADs: Please send us your game times for second round games. Use twitter or highschoolot@wral.com. #HSOT #NCHSAA
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 10:07 AM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 10:07 AM
  23. HighSchoolOT: Soccer coaches & ADs: Please send us your game times for second round games. Use twitter or highschoolot@wral.com. #HSOT #NCHSAA
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 10:07 AM
  24. HighSchoolOT: Our @ZachMayoHSOT has highlights from the Northwood win over Chapel Hill on Thursday night: http://t.co/QWEuvkmWeX #HSOT
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 10:03 AM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 9:48 AM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:25 AM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:21 AM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:09 AM
  34. HSOTGNRC: GARNER: Hines, Garner run past Southeast Raleigh http://t.co/sizzbfPNq2
      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:09 AM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:03 AM
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      — Friday, October 31, 2014 2:03 AM
  38. HSOTBig8: CHAPEL HILL: Boys Soccer: Fike vs. Chapel Hill (Oct. 30, 2014) http://t.co/kcgvrOpAT4 #HSOT
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