Editor’s note: The Seattle Seahawks name an in-state high school athlete of the week based on academic, athletic and civic standing. The school of the winner receives a $1,000 grant for the student-body fund.
In Week 2, Stadium High’s Allison Sedlacek (girls soccer) was the recipient. She will be honored before the Sept. 16 home game against Dallas.
Here is the Seahawks’ press release:
The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Q13 FOX (KCPQ) today announced Allison Sedlacek of Stadium High School as the week two CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Allison will be recognized on the field at CenturyLink Field during the September 16 game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Allison, a senior at Stadium, was selected Athlete of the Week based on her dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership and athletic performance. Allison holds a 3.95 GPA and has honors classes in English and World History, while also being a member of the honor society. Allison is very active in raising money for causes such as Relay for Life, Good Samaritan Walk for Breast Cancer, and Walk for Diabetes, and even ran her own food drive with donations going to Northwest Harvest. She is part of Link Crew and yearbook staff and was recipient of the Most Inspirational Award. On the soccer field, Allison has played an integral role on teams that in 2011 were named Washington State champions and USYSA Farwest Regionals Semi-Finalist, and competed in the ECNL Texas Showcase, ECNL PDA College Showcase, and the ECNL National Championships.
As 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 $1,000 grant 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 2012 Nike Seahawks jersey.