For the first time, the Great American Rivalry Series—alongside the United States Air Force —visited Salpointe Catholic High School in Tucson, AZ to provide national prestige as the Salpointe Lancers and the Sunnyside Blue Devils met for the 26th time in this historic gridiron match up. Salpointe holds the lead in the series 13-11-1. Adding to the excitement, this was a big district match up for both teams.
Bobby Way is a two-year letterman in football and lacrosse for Salpointe. He has a 4.1 GPA and is a member of the National Honor Society. Bobby serves on the student council and his community service includes volunteering with Casa Maria and “Games for the Greater Good.” Upon graduation, Bobby plans to attend Princeton University and continue with football. He is pictured with his mother, Jana Way. Air Force Lt. Colonel David Bunz presented his award.
Alfred Leon plays defensive back for Sunnyside and is a three-year letterman on the varsity football team and a letterman in track. Alfred has a GPA of 3.2. He supports Special Olympics and is a member of the Blue Devil “Buddy Club” mentoring elementary and middle school students. Next year, Alfred plans to attend Northern Arizona University and pursue a degree in business administration. He is pictured with his mother Sandra Leon and his brother Alex Leon. Air Force Technical Sergeant Christopher Borum and Technical Sergeant Javon Pharms presented the award.