SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash.- The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Q13 FOX (KCPQ) announced Zachary Victor of Federal Way High School as the week six CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Zach will be recognized on the field at CenturyLink Field during the November 5 game vs. the Washington Redskins.
Zach demonstrates exceptional leadership through academics, athletics, and community action. He is dedicated to his academics and is currently enrolled in the Cambridge Preparatory Honors Program at Federal Way High School. He is a member of the National Junior Honor Society and maintains his 3.95 GPA as a three sport athlete. Community is important to Zach. He is highly involved in the Boy Scouts of America and the Order of the Arrow. He has participated in Scouting for Food drives, raising food donations for the Federal Way Food Bank and through the troop he helps serve breakfasts at St. Vincent's Catholic Church in Federal Way. In the Order of the Arrow, Zach is the Vice-Chief in charge of promotion and marketing and has planned fundraisers that have raised over $4000 towards camp improvements for future scouts. As captain of the Federal Way High School golf team, Zach demonstrates the proper decorum on the course for his teammates. In promoting the game, Zach has donated shoes and equipment to new players, even if they are competing for rival schools.
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 grant to their school's Athletic Department from the Seahawks along with media recognition, tickets and sideline passes to a Seahawks game, a customized football, and a customized 2017 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
About Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks joined the National Football League (NFL) in 1976 as an expansion team. The Seahawks have won 10 division titles and three conference championships. They are the only team to have played in both the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) championship games. They have appeared in three Super Bowls, (Super Bowl XL, Super Bowl XLVIII and Super Bowl XLIX). The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos, 43-8, in Super Bowl XLVIII to win their first title. The team plays at CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle and is owned by local businessman, investor, and philanthropist Paul Allen.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.
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.