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2018 was spectacular & now after a crazy surreal hiatus – we’re ’bout to go live again!

Sign up at link below for our first Summer Coaching Virtual Academy.

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The theme- “Awakening the Dreamer Within”. Sessions are held weekly on Tuesday nights from 7pm-7:30pm in our Zoom Classroom. The VIrtual Camp is 10-weeks long. In this virtual experience we will cover the following:

Tuesday June 15, 2021- Why was I created?
Tuesday June 22, 2021- Help me understand my purpose?
Tuesday June 29, 2021- I have a dream- now what?
Tuesday July 6, 2021- How to stay motivated while you have haters?
Tuesday July 13, 2021- I can. not be stopped- unless I stop myself!
Tuesday July 20, 2021- I choose to live, not die- How to overcome depression!
Tuesday July 27, 2021- I am a leader…teach me how to lead!
Tuesday August 3, 2021- Don’t call me anything other than my name!
Tuesday August 10, 2021- The Power of Encouragement- How can I make others better!
Tuesday August 17, 2021- I am ready for the school year- I am changed!

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YES we missed 2020 and 2021 but here is a recap of last epic event at the Spectrum

FROM 2018 COURT of DREAMS: CMS area seniors, families and friends at the Spectrum What an amazing day! So many to thank and so much to be thankful for…

Starting with Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Jenkins orchestrating the Parkwood Drum Line and area ROTC roll-out of a 30 foot American flag with veteran-honoree Chuck Balley and tiny Sarah with the big voice from Hawk Ridge Elementary singing our National Anthem.

Veronica from Fitness Connection leading us in the Wobble – the Gems and Avery Cheerleaders and all who jumped in …. where were the rest of ya’ll ??? For surely, I didn’t mind dancing like no one was watching 🙂

Hornets own Fly Ty pumping up the crowd, the lovely Jacinda Jacobs for blessing our event with her message and new book Uniquely Qualified and Councilman Braxton Winston II representing the Queen City.

Free throw participation from fans, short-sided girls game and the loveably cheesy Comedian/Magician Scott Francis

Our CMS area gentlemen dunking like NBA pros, ending in a NE SW tie – and ya know – in this instance, its ok – the way I see it, everyone won.

Ms Pontina’s Gems:

and the sweetest Prom Proposal ever by Myles Washington … she said YES!

and UPLEVEL Karate providing fabulous “1/2 time” shows …

Resilience advice by Southeast psych/Hornets sports psychologist, Dr. Festa and iThrive’s Dr. Beth

CRY for PEACE by JStylz and JMar (who’ve recently performed for the United Nations!) filling the stadium and our hearts with their universal message.

Behind the scenes: Thank you to Bria Bell our hard working events coordinator and the supportive Hornets event team; as well as our Refs, Coaches, Announcer Don Krutzig, and many many Volunteers. Especially Coach Gaston and Eleanor with her service project of positive affirmations, Teen Reach board members, photographer Jennifer Knight, videographer Kevin Douglas and all those who helped in too many ways to list … we can’t do what we do without you!

Thank you to our vendors, sponsors and media: Kiss 95.1, Power 98’s Church Boy, Langston at the Charlotte Observer, Isagenix, Tolini Plumbing, Young Living Essential Oils, Domtar, The Pentagon Group, Amazing Lash Studio, Harris Teeter, Snyder’s Lance, South East Psych, iThrive, Now’s the Time Fitness and our 2018 Gold Partners: Truliant, Uplevel Karate, Sports Connection and SOLA

AND a special thank you to SHARON BARKER – who helped pull the whole event together and sat outside on the beautiful though windy day until ticket lines dwindled to just a few still making their way in from Spring Break beach trips! We look forward to awarding scholarships, including one in remembrance of Aaron with the Aaron Barker & Charles Thornton Entrepreneurial Leadership Scholarship. SENIOR PARTICIPANTS fill out and return the scholarship application by MAY 1st … wishing all the best to all of you in your future aspirations.

The Teen Reach Managing Team

2017 Court of Dreams

2017 RECAP:
Hornets own FLY TY introduced the Mayor who high-fived our guest speaker CODY ZELLER! J-Mar & J-Stylz of Grammy Award Winning Band BlackStreet performed new hit CRY FOR PEACE. UpLevel Karate put on a heck of a show. AND oh yeah…our CMS area seniors pulled together with former rivals to exemplify unity & teamwork in the Queen City; WeB4Me…Together We Can … and DID!


Congratulations to schools qualifying for the $5 cash back bonuses and scholarships! Thank you to all who participated in our 2017 Court of Dreams Senior Showcase. We’re proud to give thousands back to local high schools through cash back and 5 scholarships!


*Friday night drawing “Give-Away” tickets or other complimentary tickets i.e. players, coaches and scouts etc. don’t count towards cash back bonuses. Minimum qualifications: 25 tickets purchased/individual H.S. for the $5 give-back, 50 tickets purchased/individual H.S. to qualify for $500 scholarship , 100 tickets purchased/individual H.S. to qualify for $1000 scholarship).

Ticket Winners from Friday Night Basketball Games! Congratulations to Peg Roberts at Butler, Mason Elmore and Anthony Testa from AK, Joanna Olivieri from Providence, Larry King from East Meck, Melissa & Coach Pettinati at Phillip O’Berry … plus CCHS, Indy, Hough. To all PLAYERS COACHES REFS PARENTS FRIENDS & FAMILY Thank You for joining us at the hive … it was a great day. Stay tuned for more to come!


Congratulations to ALL finalists for AWESOME performances!! 

A Special Shout Out to the Category Winners!!

Vocalist: Johnathan Faiella from Butler HS john-f-butler-hs

Dance/Act: Ciaran Traynor from Charlotte Catholic HS ciaran

Spoken Word: Ray Shaun Garrett from PLC spoken-word-illmind
Solo Instrumentals: Andre Braza from Butler winner-lrt-hug-andre

Band: Sax Trio Jackson & Grayson Boatwiright & Michael Lee from Ardrey Kell jazz-jam jazz-trio-leader

Original Piece Runner Up: Tyvaun James from Rocky River HS trevon my-brother-inspires-me UPDATE:Congratulations on Music Scholarship to UNC Greensboro

GRAND PRIZE WINNER 15 hours of studio time performing her Original Piece “Why?”
Playing guitar from N Lincoln HS … CAMRYN WILSON winner-grand-prize-congratulations-camryn-wilson


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“You did an awesome job coordinating the event and so much fun combined with tons of learning for parents and kids alike.”

“Thank you for this opportunity … had an amazing time.”

What a day!

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