FALCONS ANNOUNCE WEEKLY COMMUNITY AWARD WINNERS
Flowery Branch, GA –The Atlanta Falcons are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 High School Coach of the Week, Captain in the Community and Youth Team/Cheer Squad of the Week presented by Ford for the week of September 22.
High School Coach of the Week:
Mike Swaney of Marion County High School located in Buena Vista, GA has been selected as this week’s Atlanta Falcons High School Coach of the Week presented by Ford. The Eagles defeated Columbus High School last Friday 34-31. Coach Swaney enters his fourth season at Marion County and looks forward to a repeat 2014 season after a 13-1 record and class A State Championship in 2013.
Each week of the season, the winner of this award will receive a personalized certificate from the NFL, a commemorative game ball and a $1,000 grant from the NFL’s Youth Football Fund to his school’s athletic department.
To submit a nomination for the Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Week program, please visit http://www.atlantafalcons.com/coach
Captain in the Community:
The Atlanta Falcons Captain in the Community presented by Ford is Qwantayvious Stiggers, an Outside Linebacker/Wide Receiver for B.E.S.T. Academy High School in Atlanta, GA. Stiggers has made several contributions to his community, including volunteering at Dream Garden Community Service in Atlanta, GA, student mentoring program in Managua, Nicaragua during 2013 and a two week volunteer work trip in Sevilla, Spain during 2014. Stiggers plans to travel to Cuzso, Peru for two weeks to volunteer in 2015.
The Captain in the Community program recognizes outstanding high school football student-athletes around the state of Georgia that demonstrate strong leadership skills both on-and-off the field. Winners are selected by USA Football, the Official Youth Football Development Partner of the NFL. Additionally, each winner’s high school will receive a grant in the amount of $1,000 to support community initiatives courtesy of the Atlanta Falcons and the NFL’s Youth Football Fund.
To submit a nomination for the Atlanta Falcons Captain in the Community Program, please visit http://www.atlantafalcons.com/captaininthecommunity
Youth Team/Cheer Squad of the Week:
The Youth Team /Cheer Squad of the week presented by Ford is the 10U Sharpsburg Stallions, a youth team located in Senoia, GA.
This program recognizes outstanding youth and cheer squads around the state of Georgia through mid-November. Each winning squad’s organization will receive a grant in the amount of $1,000.00 courtesy of the Atlanta Falcons and the NFL’s Youth Football Fund.
To submit a nomination for the Atlanta Falcons Cheer Squad of the Week program, please visit http://www.atlantafalcons.com/youthteam
For photos and additional information on the 2014 winners, please check out the Falcons Community blog on www.atlantafalcons.com.