NCHS Strongest Redhawk Award, NCHS Football Humble and Kind Character Award, NCHS Baseball Humble and Kind Leadership Award and Wisconsin-Whitewater Strongest Warhawk Award.Donate
The Wegner family, the JWEGSTRONG Foundation, and community wanted to take this opportunity to recognize a student who best resembles the type of person that Justin was while at Naperville Central High School. The staff at Naperville Central has agreed to make annual recommendations for the award on behalf of the JWEGSTRONG Foundation. Justin always said the best 4 years of his life, as brief as it was, was his time at Naperville Central. There isn’t anything he didn’t like about the time he spent there. The experience, support, guidance and coaching he received while participating in his classes, Adaptive PE, JKB Leadership, Baseball and Football programs all made exponential impacts on his character and strength. He displayed these attributes and many more during his long and brutal 3 plus year fight with DSRCT Sarcoma Cancer. The recipient of the award will be given $2,000 from the JWEGSTRONG Foundation.
This award is given to a Senior on the Varsity football team who is nominated by coaches for resembling Justin’s humble attitude in the face of adversity and kind personality to everyone he came in contact with. The recipient of the award will be given $1,000 from the JWEGSTRONG Foundation.
This award is given to a Senior on the Varsity baseball team who is nominated by graduating players and coaches for resembling Justin’s leadership characteristics on and off the field. The chosen player will become team captain the following year and honor Justin by wearing his old #21 jersey for the season. The recipient of the award will be given $1,000 from the JWEGSTRONG Foundation.
This award will be presented to the UWW baseball program in honor of a current player chosen by the staff who best emulates Justin’s character and leadership. The $1,000 award will be used for weekly team meals during the baseball season.