Flowery Branch, GA –The Atlanta Falcons are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Captain in the Community and Youth Team/Cheer Squad of the Week presented by Ford for the week of November 24.
Captain in the Community:
The Atlanta Falcons Captain in the Community presented by Ford is Chidi Okonya, Defensive End/Tight End at Riverdale High School in Riverdale, GA. Okonya has made several contributions to his community, including participated in the FalCan Food Drive, served as a member of the BETA Club and Riverdale’s chapter of the National Honor Society.
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.
Youth Team/Cheer Squad of the Week:
The Youth Team /Cheer Squad of the week presented by Ford are the 12U North Oconee Titans, a youth cheer squad from Watkinsville, 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.
For photos and additional information on the 2014 winners, please check out the Falcons Community blog on www.atlantafalcons.com.