Seahawks News Release – Renton, Washington -
The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. and Q13 FOX (KCPQ) announced the 2013 CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week program. Beginning September 2 and continuing for ten weeks, one high school athlete from the State of Washington will be selected and recognized for their performance on the field and their commitment to the classroom and community.
Each student athlete will be recognized at his or her school in front of families, peers and teachers, as well as at a Seahawks game. Each will also receive a $1,000 grant from CenturyLink and the Seahawks for their school's ASB fund, media recognition, tickets and sideline passes to a Seahawks game as well as a customized 2013 Seahawks jersey. CenturyLink and the Seahawks will give a total of $10,000 to high schools over the course of the program.
Coaches, teachers, parents, peers and community members can nominate outstanding fall student athletes based on the student's dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, reliability and weekly athletic performance. Fall sports include the following: Girls Cross Country, Boys Cross Country, Boys Football, Girls Soccer, Boys Soccer, Girls Swimming/Diving and Girls Volleyball. Each week, CenturyLink executives and Seahawks personnel will select a nominated student who meets or exceeds the criteria.
CenturyLink is honored to partner with the Seattle Seahawks and Q13 FOX on this great program. We believe in developing the potential of area student athletes and supporting their efforts in the community, both on and off the field — Sue Anderson, Seattle CenturyLink vice president and general manager
For more information and to nominate an outstanding student athlete, click here.
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