Dustin Ownbey, a senior at Delta High School, has been named an IBM High School Hero of the Week by the Colorado High School Activities Association, IBM of Colorado, 850 KOA Radio and the Denver Broncos.
Ownbey is the son of Robert and Angela Ownbey.
He was recognized for participation in high school activities and for his outstanding leadership contributions to his school and community.
The IBM High School Hero of the Week program is designed to recognize those who excel in both the activities arena — athletics, music, speech and leadership — and in the classroom. Additional criteria include activities participation, citizenship and a quality that sets him apart from his peers.
Ownbey was nominated for the award by his cross country coach, JB Lopez, who said, "
Ownbey has lettered in cross country all four years at DHS and qualified for state as a freshman, junior and senior. He has also lettered in track and holds school records in two relays. He is on the drumline in the marching band and is active in a number of school organizations as well as Boy Scouts and Young Life.
Ownbey and other recipients will be recognized at an end-of-season reception hosted by the Broncos and IBM at Sports Authority Field.blog comments powered by Disqus