SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Q13 FOX (KCPQ) today announced Jordan Landes of Sumner High School as the week 9 CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Jordan will be recognized at CenturyLink Field during the November 3 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Jordan, a junior at Sumner, was selected Athlete of the Week based on his dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership and athletic performance. Jordan is a three sport varsity letter winner in cross country, swimming, and track and field and he holds a 4.0 GPA. He is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and is heavily involved in Sumner's High School leadership program. Every Christmas season, he volunteers at a community dinner which provides a free dinner to local families. He also volunteers at a conference which is dedicated to teaching middle school students about servant leadership and character principles. He participates in the school's Food Bowl, raising food donations for the local community food bank and is also a part of Spart Crew - a team that provides orientation activities for incoming freshman. Last week, Jordan led his Cross Country team to a victory over Orting and White River, placing first with a time of 17:54. Jordan owns his team's fastest time this season at 17:17, which is the 3rd best time this year in the 2A SPSL League.
As the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week, Jordan will also be recognized at his school in front of his family, peers and teachers. He will also receive a $1,000 grant from CenturyLink and the Seahawks for his school's Associated Student Bodies (ASB) fund, in addition to media recognition, tickets and sideline passes to a Seahawks game, and a customized 2013 Seahawks jersey.
For more information and to nominate an outstanding student athlete, visit: http://www.seahawks.com/promotions/2013/centurylink/high-school-athlete.html