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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: 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
Extra Effort: Joseph Giroux, Garner (Sept. 18, 2013)
Joseph Giroux of Garner High School plays soccer and golf and is an honor student. He is the latest winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Sep 18, 2013
Extra Effort: Jenna Harris, Clayton (Sept. 12, 2013)
Clayton High School's Jenna Harris excels in multiple sports, in the classroom and in the community. She is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Sep 12, 2013
Extra Effort: Rahim Winston, Jordan (Sept. 5, 2013)
All his life Rahim Winston Jr has been told he was too small to play football and all his life he never listened to that. The senior from Jordan High school is the latest winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort award.
Sep 5, 2013
Extra Effort: Jason Lockamy, Apex (Aug. 29, 2013)
Apex senior Jason Lockamy is a football star, an academic role model and an inspiring classmate. He is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Aug 29, 2013
Extra Effort: Maya Evans, Fike (June 19, 2013)
Fike High School's Maya Evans is a state champion track star, student government president, prom queen and avid volunteer. She is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Jun 19, 2013
Extra Effort: Adam Bayless, Rocky Mount Academy (June 12, 2013)
Rocky Mount Academy's Adam Bayless is an All-State football player, a pitcher and .400 hitter on the baseball team and played on a conference-winning basketball squad. He is also an honor student that volunteers at his church and is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Jun 12, 2013
Extra Effort: Madison Chandler, Orange (June 5, 2013)
Orange High School's Madison Chandler is a soccer goalie who aspires to be a doctor.
Jun 5, 2013
Extra Effort: Bryan Smith, J.F. Webb (May 28, 2013)
J.F. Weeb's Bryan Smith is a three-sport athlete, including all-conference in football. He is also an honor student and avid outdoorsman and this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
May 28, 2013
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  1. HighSchoolOT: RT @NickStevensHSOT: Here's my story on @intangiblechild's road to becoming an all-star. Video inside: http://t.co/K7pg3eQvzR #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:51 PM
  2. HSOTCap8: LEESVILLE: After stepping up for Leesville, Hitchcock becomes an all-star http://t.co/d4R7qizKF9 #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:48 PM
  3. HSOTCap8: LEESVILLE: Stevens: Pride's Hitchcock played his way to all-star game http://t.co/iEkOJXaTF4 #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:48 PM
  4. NickStevensHSOT: Here's my story on @intangiblechild's road to becoming an all-star. Video inside: http://t.co/K7pg3eQvzR #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:47 PM
  5. HighSchoolOT: STORY: Leesville's Hitchcock stepped up when his team needed him most & played his way into the all-star game: http://t.co/0voppEFYuj
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:37 PM
  6. JamesAlverson: Triangle Pigskin Preview coming up on @999TheFan at 1 as coaches from ECU, NCSU, UNC, Duke & NCCU have a little fun http://t.co/tg7cyT2z7X
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:17 PM
  7. NickStevensHSOT: RT @HighSchoolOT: STORY: East, West battle to 10-10 tie in all-star football; second tie in 66-year history: http://t.co/zD37z3SYQ7 #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:17 AM
  8. NickStevensHSOT: RT @HighSchoolOT: VIDEO: Here are the highlights from last nights all-star football game. See crazy play that led to East TD:
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:17 AM
  9. HighSchoolOT: PHOTOS: East & West football all-stars tie after West hits FG with no time left: http://t.co/p0Y2hWlb4M #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:16 AM
  10. HighSchoolOT: VIDEO INTERVIEW: Marcelius Sutton of James Kenan enjoyed the all-star game & all the people he met: http://t.co/pZr9WOOGSl
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:15 AM
  11. HighSchoolOT: VIDEO INTERVIEW: Clayton kicker Nick Christiansen talks about his experience at all-star week: http://t.co/kzS2vOUHgn
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:13 AM
  12. HighSchoolOT: VIDEO INTERVIEW: Leesville Road's Malcolm Hitchcock didn't expect to be playing at all-star week: http://t.co/luRB0IkNKw
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:11 AM
  13. HighSchoolOT: VIDEO: Here are the highlights from last nights all-star football game. See crazy play that led to East TD: http://t.co/9cM0uooJ1K #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:10 AM
  14. HighSchoolOT: STORY: East, West battle to 10-10 tie in all-star football; second tie in 66-year history: http://t.co/zD37z3SYQ7 #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:08 AM
  15. ZachMayoHSOT: Anyway, big thanks to @NCCoachesAssn, UNCG and everyone else for putting on a great three days of sports. One of the good weeks on the job.
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:03 AM
  16. ZachMayoHSOT: I think in an all-star game with 4 seconds left, you go for the win and throw to the endzone. But hey, I'm no coach. http://t.co/zIDzltHIxm
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:00 AM
  17. HSOTGNRC: CLAYTON: Interview: Nick Christiansen, Clayton http://t.co/RniouTLWYl
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:23 AM
  18. HSOTCap8: LEESVILLE: Interview: Malcolm Hitchcock, Leesville Road http://t.co/gI8SLEwR8p #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 3:10 AM
  19. HSOTBigEast: SOUTHERN NASH: Last-second field goal leaves East-West football game in tie http://t.co/OXciiTgJ6y #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:53 AM
  20. HSOTBigEast: SOUTHERN NASH: East-West All-Star Football Game (July 23, 2014) http://t.co/Y9RaM68uXa #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:53 AM
  21. HSOTGNRC: SOUTHEAST RALEIGH: East-West All-Star Football Game (July 23, 2014) http://t.co/XjKr3gZAz9
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:45 AM
  22. HSOTGNRC: SOUTHEAST RALEIGH: Last-second field goal leaves East-West football game in tie http://t.co/PsVPtxK5nY
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:45 AM
  23. HighSchoolOT: RT @NickStevensHSOT: Just finished a feature on @LeesvillePride's East All-Star Malcolm Hitchcock (@intangiblechild). See it Thursday on @H
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:08 AM
  24. NickStevensHSOT: Just finished a feature on @LeesvillePride's East All-Star Malcolm Hitchcock (@intangiblechild). See it Thursday on @HighSchoolOT. #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:07 AM
  25. HSOTPAC6: EAST CHAPEL HILL: East-West All-Star Football Game (July 23, 2014) http://t.co/HMSZG7aOWb
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:26 AM
  26. HSOTPAC6: EAST CHAPEL HILL: Last-second field goal leaves East-West football game in tie http://t.co/rH64gyqnA4
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:26 AM
  27. HSOTBigEast: FIKE: East-West All-Star Football Game (July 23, 2014) http://t.co/Y9RaM68uXa #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:26 AM
  28. HSOTBigEast: FIKE: Last-second field goal leaves East-West football game in tie http://t.co/OXciiTgJ6y #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:26 AM
  29. HSOTSWAC: PANTHER CREEK: Last-second field goal leaves East-West football game in tie http://t.co/fzrNTUUdoF
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:21 AM
  30. HighSchoolOT: RT @ZachMayoHSOT: The West finishes All-Star week with a 3-1-1 record over the East. Only East win was in men's soccer. #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:15 AM
  31. HighSchoolOT: RT @ZachMayoHSOT: FINAL STORY: Last-second field goal leaves East-West football game in tie. http://t.co/0O9UhFBuRM
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:15 AM
  32. HighSchoolOT: PHOTOS: The East-West All-Star Football Game ended in a 10-10 tie: http://t.co/p0Y2hWlb4M #HSOT
      — Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:07 AM
  33. HighSchoolOT: RT @NickStevensHSOT: This is the second tie in All-Star Game history, the first since 1962. #HSOT
      — Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:52 PM
  34. HighSchoolOT: ALERT: East all-star football ties West, 10-10 http://t.co/3SBzaSut1D
      — Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:37 PM
  35. HighSchoolOT: RT @ZachMayoHSOT: Wow. Huge last-minute West drive has the all-stars down to the East 18. 14 seconds to go, West trails 10-7.
      — Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:33 PM
  36. HighSchoolOT: RT @ZachMayoHSOT: Lots of West fans packing up. East has the ball on W25 with 1:55 left, leading 10-7. #HSOT
      — Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:24 PM
  37. HighSchoolOT: FB: East All-Stars 10, West 7 with 4:02 to play. #HSOT
      — Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:16 PM
  38. HighSchoolOT: RT @ZachMayoHSOT: 38-yard run by Kenneth Purvis (Central Cabarrus) gets the West down to the E15. 6:13 left in the game.
      — Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:13 PM
  39. HighSchoolOT: RT @NickStevensHSOT: Timeout West. East ball 4th & 2 on own 20. East showing punt. East leads 10-0 with 9:21 left in 4Q. #HSOT
      — Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:05 PM
  40. HighSchoolOT: FB: East All-Stars 10, West All-Stars 0 after three quarters. No points, four punts in 3Q. #HSOT
      — Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:59 PM
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