Quality Program Award

The NIAAA Quality Program Award recognizes outstanding high school athletic programs at the Exemplary Level.

Congratulations to 2017 Recipients:

Gettysburg Area High School in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
North Hunterdon High School in Annandale, New Jersey

Who Can Apply

The athletic administrator of applicant school must be a member in good standing of the NIAAA and state athletic administrator association and must have completed LTI Course 799

Application Process

Complete the application demographic information. Assemble required documentation. Prepare electronic copies of the application and document package.


Assess the current status of an athletic program. Assist athletic administrators to focus on immediate and long-range plans. Goal is to strive for continuous program improvement. Recognition for outstanding high school athletic programs.

Building visionary athletic programs that stimulate improvement, innovation, and renewal; operate with integrity; maintain respect for all participants; serve their stakeholders; and are responsible to the community.

Download NIAAA Quality Program Award Application Guidelines

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View Testimonials of Previous Recipients

Past Winners

Name City/State Athletic Director Year
Gettysburg Area High School Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Michael Williams, CMAA 2017
North Hunterdon High School Annandale, New Jersey John Deutsch, CMAA 2017
Washington-Lee High School Arlington, Virginia Carol Callaway 2016
Northern York High School Dillsburg, Pennsylvania Gerald Schwille 2015
Cardigan Mt. High School Canaan, New Hampshire Ryan Frost 2015
Newton High School Newton, Iowa Scott Garvis 2015
Alexandria Area High School Alexandria, Minnesota Dr. David Hartmann 2013
Athloton High School Columbia, Maryland Michael Senisi 2012
Centennial High School Ellicot, Maryland Jean Vanderpool 2012
Gleneig High School Gleneig, Maryland John Davis 2012
Hammond High School Columbia, Maryland Joseph Russo 2012
Howard High School Ellicot Maryland Michael Duffy 2012
Long Reach High School Columbia, Maryland Joseph Thomas 2012
Marriotts Ridge High School Marriottsville, Maryland Gene Brown 2012
Mount Hebron High School Ellicot, Maryland Jeannie Prevosto 2012
Oakland Mills High School Columbia, Maryland Troy Stevenson 2012
Reservoir High School Fulton, Maryland Kenneth Klock 2012
River Hill High School Clarksville, Maryland Rick Lloyd 2012
Wilde Lake High School Columbia, Maryland Vince Parnell 2012
Dysart High School El Mirage, Arizona Tyrus Timbrooks 2012
Shadow Ridge High School Surprise, Arizona Dwayne Folsom 2012
Valley Vista High School Surprise, Arizona Steven W. Pierce 2012
Willow Canyon High School Surprise, Arizona Arthur L. Greenway 2012
Eastside catholic High School Summamish, Washington Scott Garvis 2012
East High School Salt Lake City, Utah Kathy Butler 2009
Highland High School Salt Lake City, Utah Kathy Eskelson 2009
West High School Salt Lake City, Utah Ronnie Stubbs 2009

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