NFHS Network Recognizes Top High School Broadcast Programs

Names Select and Elite High Schools to Honor Roll

Atlanta, GA
August 17, 2015

In time for the kickoff of the 2015-16 school year, the NFHS Network, the nation’s leading high school sports media company, announces its list of Select and Elite high school broadcast programs recognizing them for their astounding contributions to the Network. The NFHS Network is the online destination for watching high school sports and other events live and on demand from anywhere at anytime.

Schools participating in the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program, which provides high schools with the technology platform, training and support to broadcast their own regular season games online, produce the vast majority of the events on the NFHS Network. The 83 Select Schools demonstrated excellent broadcasting skills and the 37 Elite Schools not only have excellent broadcasting skills, but also excel in promoting their events and generating funds for their schools. The complete Honor Roll of Select and Elite Schools can be found here: http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/sbp-honor-roll.

“As we begin another school year, we are thrilled to recognize these high schools and their student broadcasters for their hard work and commitment to their school’s program and for delivering such high-quality broadcasts to their fans,” says Robert Rothberg, President of the NFHS Network. “We continue to be impressed with the professionalism and the creativity of the work these students produce.”

This past school year, the NFHS Network’s Select High Schools produced an average of 56 events each covering an average of 5 different sports. The Elite High Schools produced an average of 72 events each covering an average of 6 different sports.

In its second year, the NFHS Network marked another year of successes and firsts. The Network added 470 new schools to the School Broadcast Program, which is now in a total of 49 states. The Network presented over 18,000 live video sports events and 30,000 live data sports events. In addition, over 14,000 high schools were featured on the Network representing 70% of all high schools in the U.S.

In July 2015, the Network hosted over 100 students and teachers at the first-ever NFHS Network Broadcast Academy and recognized 21 remarkable schools for their accomplishments at the inaugural Broadcast Academy Awards Ceremony. In addition, NFHS Network’s partnership with Under Armour yielded over 20 episodes of the Under Armour Highlights of the Week show featuring some of the most memorable moments in high school sports.

About the NFHS Network

The NFHS Network (www.NFHSnetwork.com) captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school experience by delivering live high school sports and events to family members and fans whenever they want, wherever they are.

The NFHS Network celebrates and showcases the unique accomplishments of high schools students, including the student-athletes participating in 27 different sporting events and the student broadcasters from schools around the country that produce events through the School Broadcast Program. The NFHS Network also broadcasts state playoff and championship events in 46 states.

The NFHS Network is a joint venture among the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), its member state associations and PlayOn! Sports. The NFHS is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. PlayOn! Sports is based in Atlanta, Georgia and is the nation’s largest high school sports media company.

Follow the NFHS Network on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram at @NFHSnetwork for the latest news and event information.

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LeAnn Boucher


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