The Cary High gymnasium will be named in honor of former N.C. High School Athletic Association executive director Charlie Adams during ceremonies on Sunday, Aug. 15 at 3 p.m.
As first reported by Tim Stevens of the N&O, the gymnasium at Cary High School will be officially named in honor of Charlie Adams later this month.
Cary High School will name its basketball gymnasium in honor of Charlie Adams this fall.
The Wake County School Board approved high school's request to name the facility in honor of Adams, a former player, teacher and coach at the school.
Adams served as the executive director of the N.C. High School Athletic Association for 25 years and worked in the NCHSAA for 42 years before retiring on February 1, 2010. He also was president for one year of the National Federation of State High School Associations.
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This year's inductees to the NCHSAA Hall of Fame include Cary High alum and former NCHSAA Executive Director Charlie Adams and the News & Observer's Tim Stevens. Also set to be inducted this Saturday are Billy Widgeon, Jan Stanley, Mac Morris, Richard Hicks, Ken Browning and the late Bill Bost.
Charlie Adams, the executive director of the N.C. High School Athletic Association, said Paul Jones, who died Thursday, "was one of the finest basketball coaches the state of North
Carolina has ever produced."
The N.C. High School Athletic Association is inviting friends of
executive director Charlie Adams to his retirement ceremony on
Thursday, May 7 at 11:30 a.m., at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill.
Charlie Adams to step down in 2010