Permian’s recipient is senior left offensive tackle and football captain Austin O’Connell, son of Tim and Janeen O’Connell. Austin carries a 4.79 grade-point average and was 2nd Team All-State in 2008.
Odessa’s recipient is quarterback and three-year football letterman Derrick Teegarden. The son of Mike and Ellen Teegarden, Derrick carries a 4.02 GPA. In 2008 he was named All-Permian Basin QB, All-District 2-5A QB, and Honorable Mention All-State QB.