It is the mission of the Athletic Program at Benjamin E. Mays High School to provide student athletes with the opportunity to represent the school and compete interscholastically in a wide variety of sports. It is our goal that each student-athlete will learn self-discipline, skill acquisition, sports citizenship, commitment, and respect for teammates, opponents, and officials that will lead to a successful and quality life. Furthermore, it is our overall goal to increase the number of scholarships offered to athletes of Mays High school.
Criteria for Participation
Athletic participation is open to all students at Mays High School who meets the following criteria.
1. Georgia High School Athletic Associations Certification
2. Current Physical Examination
3. Valid Proof of Medical Insurance
4. Signed Parental Consent
5. All criteria must be met before the athlete can tryout, practice, or compete.
The Raider Athletic Program stress academics over athletics.
It is this focus that has been a drawing card and attracted good, solid athletes who want to excel academically. Athletes circulate periodic progress reports and participate in academic tutorial sessions and study hall to assure that success in athletics is matched by success in the classroom.
Uphold the mission and goals of the Athletic Program.
Maintain good academic standings and conduct in class.
Present academic progress reports when requested.
Represent themselves, the team, and the school with pride and dignity at all times.
Report to school, class, practice, and competitions on time.
Be respectable and accountable to the coaching staff and the team leaders.
Adhere to all team rules, regulations, and procedures.
Be responsible for all assigned equipment and uniforms.
Respect teammates and their property.
Last Modified on July 6, 2010