Beginning this Tuesday in our 11:00 news, First Coast News will be recognizing an athlete of the week. This award is open to all local high school student-athletes from any sport.
Here are some of the criteria we look for in deciding who gets this weekly recognition:
– Outstanding achievement in athletics
– Outstanding achievement in academics
– Outstanding achievement in community service
– Someone who has overcome adversity (i.e. recovery from injury, loss of a loved one, mental or physical handicap, etc.)
If you know of someone who deserves to be honored by First Coast News, please take a minute to fill out this nomination form.
The young men and young women that are chosen as our athlete of the week will be featured in a TV story on Tuesday nights during the 11:00 news. The recipients will also get a commemorative plaque, and there is a possibility that they will be invited to attend a banquet at the end of the school year.