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The School Grading Program


The highlight local high school standouts B.A.S.H. will honor one male and one female athlete who has overcome a major health setback to succeed.

The Baltimore Area Sports Health Initiative is seeking nominations for the B.A.S.H. Perseverance Award. This honor is for high high aged student-athletes from their Maryland High School. The nomination committee will review all the nominations and pick the two winners. The board will judge the nominations based off the criteria below:

Nomination Criteria 

 - Nominee must have overcome adversity or injury that affected their level of or ability to participate in High School sanctioned sports.

 - Nominee must have returned to their sport(s) and demonstrated achievement beyond expectations.

 - Nominee must consistently demonstrate good sportsmanship and appropriate personal behaviors.

 - Nominee must be in good academic standing. 

 - Nominee must be a member of an athletic team during the 2019-20 academic year.

How to Nominate 

Submit the following

 - Completed application packet

 - Up to two (2) letters of recommendation

Email all submissions to 

Format the "Subject" of your email as follows using the student athletes information, BPA_Lastname_Firstname

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