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Fueling Dreams, Empowering Athletes

Updated: Aug 27, 2023

High school athletics is one of the foundations that create such an impactful high school experience. Whether you are in the stands during Friday night lights, or on the field, these sporting events create everlasting memories for both athletes and spectators.

This is clearly evident at Apex High School where their various sports teams and departments bring students and families together to create lifelong bonds. At the forefront of this unwavering support system stand the Apex Cougar Club, a booster club that has become the heartbeat of Apex High School athletics.

The Apex Cougar Club is not just an ordinary booster club; it's a volunteer-run, nonprofit fundraising organization that has provided 99% of the school's athletics department budget. By providing essential financial support, the club ensures that students have access to top-notch training, state-of-the-art equipment, and opportunities to participate in competitions that would otherwise be beyond their reach.

Take a look at these statements provided by the Cougar Club that shows the importance of

their organization:

  • Wake County Public Schools provides less than $1,000 for all athletic teams.

  • Without the Cougar Club, Apex High School would have to cut nearly all of its sports teams.

  • Without the Cougar Club, 990 of 1000 student-athletes could not play sports at Apex.

  • The Club needs 30 to 60 active board members to function properly. Your club needs your active participation. Currently, there are less than 12.

The Apex Cougar Club serves as a powerful catalyst for fostering community spirit and unity. It brings together parents, teachers, students, and community members who share a common passion for sports. The sense of belonging and pride in supporting their young athletes creates a bond that transcends generations. As community members come together, cheering on their beloved Apex High School teams, they forge connections that build the foundation for a close-knit and supportive town.

Their dedication to supporting athletics is evident through their tireless efforts to raise funds for the benefit of student-athletes. These events not only provide the necessary financial backing but also offer the community opportunities to get involved actively. The sense of achievement that comes from contributing to a greater cause resonates with the participants, encouraging them to continue their support and involvement.

As the town of Apex marks its 150th year, the town celebrates not just a booster club, but an integral part of its identity. The Apex Cougar Club's role in fueling dreams, empowering the community, and elevating athletics is a testament to the power of passion, unity, and unwavering support. As the years go by, this exceptional club will continue to create champions on and off the field, leaving a legacy of inspiration and camaraderie for generations to come.

The Apex Cougar Club doesn't just inspire student-athletes; it inspires the entire community. Its unwavering commitment to excellence, teamwork, and community service sets an example for all to follow. As young athletes witness the support and dedication they receive from their community, they are encouraged to aim higher, work harder, and believe in their potential to achieve greatness.

Our owners Olivia & Keith had son's that played sports from the time they could walk. Through playing on team's in our local public school programs, they learned the importance of teamwork. Promotional Partners has been a Cougar Club sponsor since 2018.

To learn more about this organization check out the website here, Did you read our last 150 story? There was also a connection to youth.

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