Tue., September 20, 2011 11:00am (EDT)

Falcons Announce Weekly Community Awards
By Atlanta Falcons
Updated: 3 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
Photo by Jimmy Cribb/AtlantaFalcons.com
Photo by Jimmy Cribb/AtlantaFalcons.com
Flowery Branch, GA – The Atlanta Falcons are pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 High School Coach of the Week presented by Russell Athletic, Captain in the Community presented by Russell Athletic, Youth Team of the Week and Cheer Squad of the Week for the week of September 12.

High School Coach of the Week presented by Russell Athletic:

Brian Montgomery of Shiloh High School located in Snellville, Ga. has been selected as this week’s NFL High School Coach of the Week presented by Russell Athletic. This past Friday night, Shiloh High School defeated South Gwinnett High School, 28 – 19. With the victory, Shiloh clinched its first win of the young season.

Each week of the season, the winner of this award will receive a plaque signed by Falcons Head Coach Mike Smith and a $1,000 grant from the NFL’s Youth Football Fund to his school's athletic department. The coaching staff will also receive Coach of the Week sweatsuits along with Coach of the Week t-shirts for members of the football team.

Captain in the Community presented by Russell Athletic:

The Atlanta Falcons Captain in the community winner is Malachi Singleton, a nose guard at Sol C. Johnson High School in Savannah, Ga.

The Captain in the Community program recognizes outstanding high school football student-athletes around the state of Georgia that demonstrate strong leadership skills both on-and-off the field. Winners are selected by USA Football, the Official Youth Football Development Partner of the NFL. Additionally, each winner’s high school will receive a grant in the amount of $1,000 to support community initiatives courtesy of the Atlanta Falcons and the NFL’s Youth Football Fund.

To submit a nomination for the Atlanta Falcons Captain in the Community Program, please visit http://www.atlantafalcons.com/community/youth-football/

Youth Team of the Week:

The Youth Team of the Week is the Central DeKalb Jaguars, a 7-year old team located in Tucker, Ga.

This program recognizes outstanding youth football teams around the state of Georgia through mid-November. Each winning team’s organization will receive a grant in the amount of $500 courtesy of the Atlanta Falcons and the NFL’s Youth Football Fund.

To submit a nomination for the Atlanta Falcons Youth Team of the Week program, please visit http://www.atlantafalcons.com/community/youth-football/

Cheer Squad of the Week:

The Cheer Squad of the Week is the Lady Lions of the Tucker Football League, a 14 & under cheerleading squad located in Tucker, Ga.

This program recognizes outstanding youth cheer squads around the state of Georgia through mid-November. Each winning squad’s organization will receive a grant in the amount of $500 courtesy of the Atlanta Falcons and the NFL’s Youth Football Fund.

To submit a nomination for the Atlanta Falcons Cheer Squad of the Week program, please visit http://www.atlantafalcons.com/community/youth-football/

For photos and additional information on the 2010 winners, please check out “Spreading Our Wings”, the Falcons Community blog on atlantafalcons.com.