|MICHAEL A. KAHN HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY SERVICE / SCHOLASTIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD|
Beginning in 2012, the Charlotte Touchdown Club and Michael A. Kahn Family Foundation is proud to present the first Michael A. Kahn Community Service/Scholarship Award presented to the High School senior scholar athlete that best exemplifies the spirit of community stewardship, academic excellence and accomplishment on the football field.
The recipient of this award will have demonstrated a commitment to the classroom, community and athletics and will receive a $40,000 scholarship provided in $10,000 annual grants upon their continuation of community service and academic achievement in college.
To continue receiving the funds, the student must maintain full-time student status, maintain a 2.75 GPA and participate in at least 24 hours of service to the community.
Michael A. Kahn, owner/CEO of the Charlotte Checkers AHL hockey team and co-owner of the Carolina Hurricanes NHL hockey team, has demonstrated community service and leadership for years. Under Mr. Kahn’s ownership, the Checkers have given more than $2.3 million to the Charlotte community since 2006. The Michael A. Kahn Family Foundation continues to recognize citizens who give back to the community with their time, talents and efforts.