JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Ed White High School senior wide receiver Edward Whitfield Jr. is our athlete of the week.
Whitfield has a 3.4 grade point average, and he’s a key contributor and leader for the Commanders’ district championship football team.
If you’d like to nominate a local high school athlete for our athlete of the week award, please fill out the form located at this link: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/sports/highschool/athleteoftheweek/default.aspx
In the comments section of the nomination form, please give us as much information as possible to give us an idea of what makes the young man or young woman that you are nominating so special.
We are particularly interested in stories about people that have overcome some type of adversity such as a mental or physical handicap, the death of a loved one, or recovery from a serious injury. Please let us know if the nominee has any recent special achievements in athletics, academics, or community service.