About the Award

About the Award

2019 Courage Award Winner Skylar Scarnecchia. Skylar had a below-the-knee amputation to treat a soft-tissue cancer in her foot. Skylar uses a prosthetic leg, along with a “running blade” prosthesis to compete in 400-meter races, long jump, basketball and volleyball.

Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Courage Award is an honor given annually by the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Sports Health at the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards banquet each January.

It is awarded to a student athlete who has faced a medical challenge in his or her life and approached the situation with courage and determination to get back into the game.

2020 Courage Award

If you know a student athlete who has overcome a medical challenge in his or her life and would like to submit them for the 2020 Courage Award nominate them today.

Nominate a Student Athlete

Nominate a Student Athlete

Submissions must be received by Friday, September 11, 2020.

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