SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Q13 FOX (KCPQ) announced Torey Anderson of Liberty High School as the week seven CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Torey will be recognized on the field at CenturyLink Field during the November 20 game vs. the Philadelphia Eagles.
Torey, a senior at Liberty High School, was selected Athlete of the Week based on his dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. Torey maintains a 3.95 GPA while taking Advanced Placement classes and is a National Merit Scholar. Torey has volunteered for multiple fundraisers ranging from silent auctions to rummage sales. He is an Honor Society tutor and volunteered at Apollo Elementary, helping students plant trees and teaching the importance of caring for the environment. He has also worked with the local youth through baseball and basketball camps. Torey is captain of both his football and baseball teams and has helped lead Liberty Football to an undefeated regular season. He is one of the most dependable members on his team and brings a spirit of joy and fun to his intense commitment to excellence which makes those around him better.
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 winner will also receive a $1,000 equipment grant to their school from the Seahawks for their school's Athletic Department along with media recognition, tickets and sideline passes to a Seahawks game, a customized football, and a customized 2016 Seahawks jersey. A total of $10,000 will be awarded to high schools over the course of the program.
For more information and to nominate an outstanding student athlete, visit: http://www.seahawks.com/highschool.
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About Q13 FOX and JOEtv
Q13 FOX is the Seattle/Tacoma FOX Network affiliate and the home of Q13 News, which provides 10 hours of local news programming weekdays. Q13 FOX is the official television partner of the Seattle Seahawks, Sounders FC and WNBA Seattle Storm. JOEtv is the Seattle/Tacoma My Network TV affiliate broadcasting on channel 22 and carries a variety of entertainment programming in addition to Sounders FC matches, Storm games, and re-broadcasts of preseason Seahawks games. In addition, Q13 FOX News at 9 airs nightly on JOEtv and is the #1 nine o'clock news program in the market.