*SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash. *- The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Q13 FOX (KCPQ) announced Madison Egan of Rogers High School as the week two CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Madison will be recognized on the field at CenturyLink Field during the October 29 game vs. the Houston Texans.
Madison, a junior at Rogers High School, was selected Athlete of the Week based on her leadership through athletics, academics, and community action. She holds a 3.95 GPA and has been a member of the National Honor Society for the past five years. Community service is important to Madison, she volunteers her time every summer at a summer basketball camp for kids and also spends several hours a month helping at Mt. View Lutheran Church in Edgewood at their community center. Each fall she joins efforts with her Grandfather, assembling Christmas boxes for those in need at Mt. View Lutheran Church. Madison runs cross country, and plays basketball and tennis for Rogers High School. She has been voted team captain by her teammates in all three sports. Madison was named the Athlete of the Year from Rogers three times by the Tacoma Athletic Commission for her outstanding achievement for citizenship, scholarship and athletic ability.
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.
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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.
Name: Madison Egan
School: Rogers High School
Sport: Cross Country
Madison takes her academics very seriously and has maintained a 3.95 GPA after two years of high school. She has received six outstanding scholastic awards from the WIAA and has been a member of the National Honor Society for the past 5 years.
Madison enjoys helping her community, and volunteers her time every summer at a Rogers summer basketball camp for kids. She also spends several hours a month helping at Mt. View Lutheran Church in Edgewood at their community center. Each fall she joins efforts with her Grandfather and puts together Christmas boxes for those in need at Mt. View Lutheran Church.
Madison has been named the Athlete of the Year from Rogers three times by the Tacoma Athletic Commission for her outstanding achievement for citizenship, scholarship and athletic ability. She has been voted by her teammates in all three sports to be the captain of all three of her teams as a junior. Madison has organized many team bonding events, team dinners and team fundraisers in all three of her sports and plans to keep it coming for another two years at Rogers High.