ROTARY PRESENTS FIFTH BOB SAWYER AWARD FOR 2015 SEASON GUILFORD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Greensboro, NC –The Rotary Club of Greensboro has selected the fifth winner of the 2015 Bob Sawyer Guilford County Football Player of the Week. The award will be presented at the Rotary Meeting on Wednesday, September 30 at 12:40 pm. The meeting takes place at the Terrace at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.
Winner: Will Jones
Coach: Kevin Gillespie
School: Page High School
Jersey Number: 15
Page against Reagan (56-50)
Quarterback Will Jones played an impressive game against Reagan on Friday, September 18th with 6 touchdowns and 388 yards passing. Jones’ electric performance allowed for a high-scoring game that came down to the last minute.
In the words of his coach, “Will is a great young man and a good leader. He is an excellent student and a very hard worker. On the night against Reagn, he held a 71% completion percentage, which is excellent considering he threw the ball 32 times.”
Info on Award: The Bob Sawyer Award began in the fall of 2013 for Guilford County High School football players. This award is in honor of long-time coach, athletic director and Greensboro Rotarian, Bob Sawyer, who remains a legend in North Carolina high school athletics. Leading Grimsley High School’s swimming teams to 16 consecutive championships and an unprecedented 15 straight NCHSAA state titles, Sawyer was inducted into the East Carolina University Hall of Fame in 1974, and was enshrined in the NC High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 1995.