Metrolina Christian Athlete Wins Community Service Award
Metrolina Christian Academy senior soccer player Noah Cranford has been named the Queen City Audio, Video and Appliances Community Heroes Award Winners
The 17 year old son of Duane and Denise Cranford has discovered his passion in working with children’s charities, Throughout the year Noah works with the soccer program at his church and when summer hits, he has taken off for 10 weeks in Maryland for the last two years. In Maryland, Noah works at Camp Wabanna, a Christian ministry located in Edgewater, Maryland. Calling it the highlight of his year, Noah teaches children many different outdoor activities and sports. At this camp, he has the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of younger children and share his faith throughout the 10 weeks of summer break. Noah says, “I am honored to have this opportunity to impact younger kids.”
When the summer is over, Noah jumps back into soccer for his school and club team. This past spring, he was awards the MVP honors on his club team where he plays mid fielder. Noah and his good friend Brett Plyler are also responsible for pushing for their school to begin a soccer program after first starting a football team.
Inside the classroom Noah is an excellent student with a 4.1 grade point average and he is enrolled in many honors level classes. Noah is a member of the National Honor Society and Campus United. He is currently exploring college options, but hopes to attend Gardner Webb University in the Fall. Noah’s current career goals are to attend college to pursue a business degree and explore Christian ministry opportunities.
Queen City Audio, Video and Appliances salutes Noah Cranford for his commitment to our community