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23rd Annual Watkins Award Gala

National Alliance of African American Athletes

Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:00 PM (PST)

23rd Annual Watkins Award Gala

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Washington D.C.( July 17,, 2013) – On Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 6:00pm, The National Alliance of African American Athletes (The Alliance) will recognize another stellar group of high school athletes from across the nation for the Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Award. The award is presented each year to the nation's top African American male high school scholar athlete. 


The Weekend will also includ the following activities:

 

  1. Watkins Award - Saturday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m.

Capitol Hyatt Regency  400 New Jersey Ave. West, Washington, D.C.


The Watkins Award ceremony is scheduled to move from Los Angeles where it has been held for the past eight years to Washington, D.C. 

Finalists are chosen based on their unweighted grade point average, their personal statements, extracurricular activities, community service, and letters of recommendation. Each winner will be recognized in Los Angeles, receive an award, ring, and dinner in their hometown.

Sponsors of this year’s event include Under Armour, UBS, Deloitte, Peoples Financial Services, Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles, Nash Management Group, Stephon Valentine Limos and Jostens Corporation who manufactures the Watkins Award trophy and rings.

 

 

Media representatives are invited to cover the awards ceremony. For more information about the Watkins Award, The Alliance, or to get tickets for the awards ceremony visit our website at www.naaaa.com or email everedy@aol.com

 

The Watkins Award is presented annually to African American scholar-athletes since 1992, the Watkins Award is named for Franklin D. Watkins, the coach of championship football and basketball teams in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  Previous awardees include Rhodes Scholar, Myron Rolle Rhodes Scholar, Justin Blalock of the Atlanta Falcons, Gerald McCoy & Arrelious Benn of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ben Tate & DeVier Posey of the Houston Texans, Ted Ginn Jr. of the San Francisco 49ers,, Lorenzo Alexander of the Washington Redskins, Mohammed Massaquoi of the Cleveland Browns,  Darnell Dinkins of the New Orleans Saints, LaVarr Arrington of the Washington Redskins, Joseph Barksdale & Matt Daniels of the St. Louis Rams, Grant Irons and Ronald Curry formerly of the Oakland Raiders, Marcedes Lewis of Jacksonville Jaguars.

The National Alliance of African American Athletes was founded in 1989.  The mission of The Alliance is to empower African American males through athletics, education and public programs.


Have questions about 23rd Annual Watkins Award Gala? Contact National Alliance of African American Athletes

When & Where


Capitol Hyatt Regency
400 New Jersey Ave. West
Washington, D.C.

Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:00 PM (PST)


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National Alliance of African American Athletes

The National Alliance of African American Athletes was founded in 1989.  The mission of The Alliance is to empower African American males through athletics, education and public programs.

http://www.naaaa.com 

Contact

National - Executive Director Everette Pearsall , email: everedy@aol.com , 443-994-2769

In  Los Angeles  Reginald "Reggie" Grant, NAAAA Board of Directors and former New York Jet, NFL. www.naaaa.com  323 503 5675 , eplaybook1@mindspring.com

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