Special to the Journal Record
Winfield – Two students from Winfield City High School have been named Region 5 winners for the 36th annual Bryant-Jordan Student Athlete awards.
Ty Weeks, valedictorian of the class of 2021, is the Region 5, Area and School Scholar-Athlete winner. Andrew Stovall, Salutatorian of the class, is the Region 5 School and Area Achievement winner.
Both attended the state awards ceremony April 12 in Birmingham to represent Region 5. At the ceremony, Weeks was named the overall Class 3A Scholar-Athlete. Each regional winner receives a $3,000 scholarship. Class winners earned an additional $3,500 scholarship.
Weeks, who is the son of Carl and Stefanie Weeks, has been an honor student in each one of his high school years and a key player on the school’s basketball, baseball and cross country teams and also a member of 2021 3A state champion indoor track team.
Weeks is a member of the school’s National Honor Society, Leo Club, Scholars Bowl Team, Future Business Leaders Of America and Key Club. He is also an editor of the school’s yearbook and student body president. The valedictorian was selected as a 2020 Boys State delegate, although no session was held because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also attended the Marion-Winston Youth Leadership Academy, Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation, and The University of Alabama Capstone Academy.
Weeks is a member of Winfield First Baptist Church. He plans to attend The University of Alabama in the fall to major in engineering on a pre-med track.
Stovall, who is the son of Billy and Karla Stovall, has been an honor student in each one of his high school years as well an integral player for Winfield’s football, basketball, baseball and cross country teams and a member of the 2021 3A State Champion Indoor track team. He is a member of the school’s Leo Club, Scholars Bowl Team, Future Business Leaders Of America, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America and Key Club.
Stovall is also an editor of the school’s yearbook, Pirate Point of View, Editor of A Pirates Life for Me and the senior class president. He was selected as a 2020 Boys State delegate, although no session was held because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He attended Marion-Winston Youth Leadership Academy. He is active in the youth department (Praise Band) of the Winfield First Baptist Church. He also plans to attend The University of Alabama in the fall.
The Bryant-Jordan Awards program, named for legendary coaches Paul “Bear” Bryant of Alabama and Ralph “Shug” Jordan of Auburn, was created in 1986 by the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Alabama High School Athletic Association.
It annually awards 104 scholarships valued at more than $800,000 to deserving student-athletes from AHSAA-member schools.
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