Murray County High School receives 2013 Cooperative Spirit Award—Murray County High School was the recipient of the Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for Class AA, Region 7, given by the Georgia High School Association in partnership with Electric Membership Corporations across the state. On behalf of GEMC, North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation presented the award to the school during the home basketball game against Chattooga County High School on Dec. 6. Pictured from left are Murray County High School Principal, Gina Linder; North Georgia EMC Apprentice Lineworker, Bradley Scott; and Murray County High School Athletic Director, Greg Linder.
Georgia Electric Membership Corporation joins with electric cooperatives across the state in congratulating Murray County High School on winning the Georgia High School Association Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for Class AA, Region 7. This awards program honors schools that exhibit exemplary sportsmanship during competitive events.
Introduced in 2006, the Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award program reinforces GHSA’s philosophy which states: “Student athletes, coaches, spectators, and all others associated with high school activity programs should adhere to the fundamental values of respect, fairness, honesty and responsibility.”
Only one school in each division and region is chosen to receive this annual award. The GHSA takes into consideration all aspects of sportsmanship during events—student athletes on the field as well as fellow students, school staff, parents and game spectators, making the award a tribute to the entire community.
Georgia EMC and GHSA congratulate Murray County High School and the community of Murray County on receiving this prestigious award.