Nominate a Student Athlete With Character!
Do you know a high school student athlete between 14 and 18 years old who has proven to have shown outstanding character or good sportsmanship through an act or deed? Nominate them now and they could be the winner of a $10,000 scholarship courtesy of Parker and Sons Heating Cooling, Plumbing and Electrical.
10 Character Counts Nominees will receive:
- Featured story on Character Counts Page on ArizonaSports.com
- Two tickets to an Arizona Sports' team home game
- Invitation to the Character Counts Awards Ceremony, hosted by Arizona Sports' Doug Franz and Ron Wolfley
- Chance to win a $10,000 scholarship from Parker and Sons. Winner will be chosen by a select panel of judges.
Congratulations to the 2018 Character Counts scholarship winner, Adonis Watt!
The winner of the Arizona Sports Character Counts $10,000 scholarship courtesy of Parker & Sons Heating, Cooling & Plumbing is Adonis Watt.
Watt, announced as the winner on Feb. 28, is a 14-year-old high school football player. The three-sport athlete has been blind since he was five years old and helps raise money for good causes.
Watt has participated in Night for Sight charity dinners, fundraised at Barrett Jackson auctions and run in an Annual Stride for Sight 5K alongside Dave Grounds, a philanthropist who serves as both his guide and his sponsor.
As the winner, Watt is the first-ever freshman to be awarded the scholarship.
“Thank you to all the kids that have been doing stuff like this because we need people like y’all out here in the world making it a better place,” he said after being given the scholarship.
Learn more about Adonis Watt Here