Player: Alexander Dawson
Position: Safety and Wide Receiver
School: Eastern Alamance High School
Location: Mebane, N.C.
Career Highlights: Chosen as an alternate to play in the Shrine Bowl...Named scholar-athlete of the week through a local community bank's awards program...As a junior, led the Eagles to the regional championship and earned all-region second-team honors.
Community Service: Speaks to middle school students and disadvantaged children about avoiding drugs and alcohol and advocating healthier and safer lifestyles through Eastern Alamance's Dream Team program...Serves as the president of the Burlington-Graham chapter of Jack and Jill of America, an organization that nurtures future African-American leaders by strengthening children through community service. Alongside Jack and Jill of America chapter, has helped to organize blood, food and clothing drives and many other projects.
Quote: "I pride myself in working hard in the classroom, on the field and in my community."