SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and KIRO Radio announced Jayden White of Everett High School as week three CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Jayden will be recognized on the field at CenturyLink Field during the Seahawks vs. Ravens game on Oct. 20.
Jayden, a senior at Everett High School, was selected the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week based on his dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. Jayden holds a 3.69 GPA while taking several AP courses, playing basketball and participating in track & field, where he placed third for shotput in the State's 3A division. When Jayden is not busy with school and sports, he spends his time delivering meals to families in the community, assisting with the Salmon for Soldiers event and helping with the special needs dance hosted by Torch Honor Society. Jayden's positive presence and work ethic make him a leader on and off the field. His Athletic Director says that although the high school does not designate captains, Jayden is clearly followed by his peers.
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 2019 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: Seahawks.com/highschool