SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Q13 FOX (KCPQ) announced Geneva Schlepp of Skyline High School as the week two CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Geneva will be recognized on the field at CenturyLink Field during the October 16 game vs. the Atlanta Falcons.
Geneva, a junior at Skyline High School, was selected Athlete of the Week based on her dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. Geneva holds a 4.0 GPA while taking honors classes and aspires to study environmental engineering in college. Geneva was inspired by a Free the Children sponsored assembly to lead an initiative that raised over $9,000 and collected hundreds of pounds of food to help build a school and benefit the children of Rajasthan, India. She is also involved with the Pacific Northwest Section of the American Water Works Association and raised over $6,000 for clean water initiatives by running over 60 miles during a two-week period. Geneva is captain of her Cross Country team and achieved All-American status in Cross Country as well as Track. She has been inspired through athletics to bring attention to pertinent world concerns and help affect positive change, and motivates her teammates to join her in serving their community.
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: 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.