Federal Way Mirror’s Athletes of the Year celebration is Monday

The Athlete of the Year celebration will be held June 3 at Federal Way High School.

The Federal Way Mirror is proud to recognize the city’s top scholar-athletes in our second annual Athlete of the Year celebration.

Sixteen finalists from Federal Way, Todd Beamer, Thomas Jefferson and Decatur high schools have been nominated for Athlete of the Year.

The winners will be announced at a celebration ceremony held June 3 from 6 t0 7:30 p.m. at Federal Way High School (30611 16th Ave. S.).

Doors open at 6 p.m. with light refreshments available; the program will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The Mirror will announce the female and male winners in a special center spread in the June 7 print edition.

The following scholars were nominated for their dedication to their sports and their hard work in the classroom.

Male nominees

Justin Cho

Brycen Dilworth

Jaden McDaniels

Brandon Niksich

Jeremiah Palaita

Roman Shuck

Alphonzo Tuputala

Geno L. White II

Female nominees

Esther Brutus

Madison Heck

London Houston

Jewel Springer

Hailey Still

Renee Tiumalu

Gjianni White

Claire Xu


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