Featured Guest, Nick Maddox June 7, 2021

The Watkins Award

The Watkins Award with Tyrone Tate and J Everette Pearsall
Tyrone Tate and J Everette Pearsall

The Watkins Award has established itself as the nation’s premier award for African American male high school seniors who represent the highest achievement in academics and athletics. The Award is emblematic of an extraordinary athlete, a bonafide scholar, and a person who has been recognized by prominent people in his community as a leader, volunteer, and community advocate.



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Weekly Show
BBS Station 1
3:00 pm PT
3:55 pm PT
Broadcasting Date: 
Monday, June 07, 2021 03:00 pm

Guest, Nick Maddox

Guest Name: 
Nick Maddox
Nick Maddox 2009 Watkins Award Honoree
Guest Occupation: 
County Commissioner
Guest Biography: 

Nick Maddox is a 1999 Watkins Award Honoree from Kannapolis North Carolina.  He was one of the top running backs in the country who ultimately decided to attend Florida State and play football.  Nick quickly learned he had to focus on his school work while marching towards and ultimately winning a National Championship as a freshman.  He had to remain focus on school and football and eventually left Florida State for the NFL.  After playing in the league for a few years, Nick decided to return to Tallahassee and become a community advocate and now is a County Commissioner.