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SmootSmack 07-05-2011 10:42 PM

High School Kid Shows Not All Athletes Are Greedy
 
There's hope for our future yet. Great story, we'll have him on ESPN First Take tomorrow

[url=http://highschool.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1237085]Rivals High - Student splits 40K in winnings among runners-up[/url]

Dirtbag59 07-05-2011 11:25 PM

re: High School Kid Shows Not All Athletes Are Greedy
 
That kid better get a huge tax write off for the next two decades.

firstdown 07-06-2011 01:15 PM

Re: High School Kid Shows Not All Athletes Are Greedy
 
What he did was nice but could he have even used the money sense he had a full 4 yr scholarship in the first place?

Guei, a star player on the basketball team who is headed to Cal-State Northridge on a full scholarship,

SmootSmack 07-06-2011 01:19 PM

Re: High School Kid Shows Not All Athletes Are Greedy
 
From the article:

"Even though Guei was a basketball star, Crandall allowed him to enter the contest to reward him for his academic efforts.

Guei would have been allowed to keep the money under NCAA rules. The other finalists, who will receive roughly $5,500, are thankful that he will not."

firstdown 07-07-2011 10:17 AM

Re: High School Kid Shows Not All Athletes Are Greedy
 
[quote=SmootSmack;809574]From the article:

"Even though Guei was a basketball star, Crandall allowed him to enter the contest to reward him for his academic efforts.

Guei would have been allowed to keep the money under NCAA rules. The other finalists, who will receive roughly $5,500, are thankful that he will not."[/quote]

I missed that. Then I'll have to say what a stand up guy and too bad we don't have more like him in this world today. His parents should be very proud of him and them self.


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