SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), Q13 FOX (KCPQ), and Sports Authority announced today Mushawn Knowles of Lincoln High School as the week seven CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Mushawn will be at CenturyLink Field during the November 15game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Mushawn, a senior at Lincoln High School, was selected to be the Athlete of the Week based on his dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. In the classroom, Mushawn has earned a 3.6 GPA and is involved in his school's Associated Student Body. During the recent visit from Chinese President Xi Jinping to Lincoln High School, Mushawn was chosen to be a key speaker at the assembly. He also spends time at McCarver elementary school as a motivational speaker. Mushawn donates his time in his community as a youth football coach as well as helping the elderly. As the captain of his football team, he leads by example on the field, and also provides leadership in the classroom by serving as a tutor.
As the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week, the student-athlete will also be recognized at their school in front of their family, peers and teachers. They will also receive a $1,200 gift card supported by Sports Authority from CenturyLink and the Seahawks for their school's ASB fund, in addition to media recognition, tickets and sideline passes to a Seahawks game, and a customized Nike Seahawks jersey.
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