Friday, September 12, 2008


The first Farmers Student Athlete Citizen of the 2008-09 academic year will be named tonight on FSN PRIME TICKET. The award presentation will be held during halftime of the Birmingham-Crespi game. Coverage begins with "High School Spotlight" at 7 PM; kick-off is at 7:30 PM.

For 30 weeks during the 2008-09 school year, Farmers and PRIME TICKET present a local high school athlete with the Student Athlete Citizen Award on “High School Spotlight.” The recognition includes an announcement on air, a commemorative plaque for the student and, a duplicate for display in the school trophy case.

Nearly 700 local schools are eligible for participation in the Farmers Student Athlete Citizen Award program. PRIME TICKET invites athletic directors and coaches within CIF Southern Section –comprised of 570 member schools in Southern California – and the CIF-LA City Section – which represents 101 member schools – to submit candidates for consideration on a weekly basis.

Candidates must be enrolled in a Southern California high school to be considered for the Farmers Student Athlete Citizen Award. Recipients embody outstanding achievements in academics, extracurriculars and are actively involved in their community.

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