Middle Creek High School lacrosse coach Nick Holota talks during the match with Lake Norman High School in the State Championship 4A-game in Cary N.C. on May 20, 2017. The Wake County school board is considering closing a budget shortfall by not providing $2.6 million in planned pay raises to athletic coaches, academic coaches, band directors and other teachers who do extra duties.
Middle Creek High School lacrosse coach Nick Holota talks during the match with Lake Norman High School in the State Championship 4A-game in Cary N.C. on May 20, 2017. The Wake County school board is considering closing a budget shortfall by not providing $2.6 million in planned pay raises to athletic coaches, academic coaches, band directors and other teachers who do extra duties. Johnny Johnson newsobserver.com
Middle Creek High School lacrosse coach Nick Holota talks during the match with Lake Norman High School in the State Championship 4A-game in Cary N.C. on May 20, 2017. The Wake County school board is considering closing a budget shortfall by not providing $2.6 million in planned pay raises to athletic coaches, academic coaches, band directors and other teachers who do extra duties. Johnny Johnson newsobserver.com

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