SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc., Q13 FOX, and Sports Authority announced today Aya Bispham of Federal Way High School as the week one CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Aya will be at CenturyLink Field during the September 27game against the Chicago Bears.
Aya, a senior at Federal Way High School, was selected to be the Athlete of the Week based on her dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. Aya has maintained a 3.98 GPA while being enrolled in the Cambridge program at her school. Aya is also the co-founder of the BFF club, a student run organization that provides opportunities for students with severe disabilities to participate in school events. During her junior volleyball season, Aya led her team in digs, service aces, kill percentage, and service percentage while being named to the second team all-league. She served as team captain as a junior and will hold the honor for a second time during her senior year.
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 2015 Nike Seahawks jersey.
For more information and to nominate an outstanding student athlete, visit: http://seahawks.com/highschool.