West Coast Elite Under Armour held its 6th annual High Academic Awards night this past Saturday at Cerritos College. The High Academic Awards Night seeks to highlight student-athletes from the program that have exceled in the classroom. The awards night is part of the continued commitment from the West Coast Elite Under Amour program to promote its forty-year plan and life after basketball model. Student-Athletes from the Nor Cal, Los Angeles, and San Diego programs were honored along with Justin Downer and Niccolo Kalischer-Stork receiving the Attitude of Gratitude award for their service to the program and community.
President Ryan Silver on the High Academic Awards Night and Attitude of Gratitude recipients:”This was an amazing night honoring our 83 plus student-athletes with a 4.0 plus g.p.a. and many more with a 3.5 plus g.p.a. . Justin Downer has done a spectacular job and it was a pleasure giving him the Attitude of Gratitude Award. We look forward to continuing to make kids and families dreams come true."
Associate Director Scotty Martin on the awards night: “This is one of my favorite nights of the year as we seek to highlight our players who have excelled in the classroom. Justin Downer is incredibly deserving of this award as he works tirelessly to make these young men`s dreams come true. I look forward to continuing this tradition in the years to come.”
West Coast Elite Under Armour will be playing in tournaments across the country this Spring.