Mitchell EMC and 29 other participating electric membership cooperatives announced that Westover High School has received the prestigious Georgia High School Association’s Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award. The award was announced in a letter from Mitchell County EMC Vice President Chad Carden to Westover principal William Chunn. This awards program honors schools that exhibit exemplary sportsmanship during competitive events. The awards program is sponsored by Georgia’s Electric Membership Cooperatives.
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.”