ASU's Frank Kush To Receive Pop Warner Award

May 17, 2001

Tempe, Ariz. - ASU's former head football coach, Frank Kush, will receive the Gold Football Award from the Pop Warner Little Scholars organization on Saturday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the Phoenix Civic Center.

The Pop Warner little Scholars youth organization, headquartered in Langhorne, PA, places an emphasis on academics as well as athletics. The Gold Football Award recognizes individuals who have a distinguished record of service to youth, community, and humanity.

Kush, who is currently the special assistant to ASU athletic director Gene Smith, is a proactive member of the Arizona community. Kush is a former executive administrator for the Arizona Boys Ranch and also sits on the boards other various local community organizations.

This is the first time that Arizona will host the annual award banquet. 'We're thrilled to be in Arizona for this year's awards program with some of the most well respected individuals in college and pro football,' said Pop Warner executive director Jon Butler.

Other individuals receiving awards that evening will be Drew Bledsoe of the New England Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars owner J. Wayne Weaver and ABC/ESPN broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.

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