Coastal Federal Credit Union and ESPN Triangle proudly honor this month's Scholar Athlete. On behalf of more than 150,000 members, Coastal and its Senior Management Team presnt a $400 check, in each winner's name, to their respective high school.
Each month during the 2013-2014 school year, one worth winner will receive on-air recognition and a commemorative plaque. Additionally, Coastal Federal Credit Union will grant a $400 scholarship to both of their schools in their honor. There is no cost for participation in this program.
February - Austin Bell
Congratulations, Austin Bell! Austin participates on the football and lacrosse teams at Broughton High. He was the team captain and defensive MVP for football this season. In addition to being successful on the field, he succeeds in the classroom as he has a 4.375 GPA and is a member of the National Honor Society, the Service Club, the Principal's Advisory Council, the Spanish Club, Deca Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Young Life. He also runs his own business, Sweet Willy's Lawn Service. He is described as a "young man of high character and possesses an excellent work ethic." Click here to listen to Austin's interview hosted by James Alverson.