Criteria of The Dr. John J. Sonzogni, Jr. Memorial Comeback Award

 
  • At least a Sophomore who sustained the injury here at NC
  • Fully rehabbed, cleared, & played at least 1-year following clearance
  • Most importantly-  exhibited the above characteristics to themselves, TR staff, their team, & NC Community
 

THIS AWARD IS NOT ABOUT WHO HAS THE BIGGEST OR THE MOST SEVERE INJURY-  IT’S ABOUT WHAT ONE DOES DAILY TO REPRESENT THE ABOVE CHARACTERISTICS AFTER THE INJURY IN ORDER TO RETURN TO PLAY.

 

THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES THE STUDENT ATHLETE WHO ACCORDING TO

2 CORINTHIANS 4:8-10 HAS BEEN:

 
  • WEAKENED BUT NOT CRUSHED
  • FRUSTRATED BUT NOT DESPAIRED
  • PERSECUTED BUT NOT FORSAKEN
  • STRUCK DOWN BUT NOT DESTROYED THAT THE LIFE OF JESUS MAYBE MADE REAL IN OUR BODY!