The Val Kirk Award was established in 1970 by Mr. Bill Kirk in memory of his father, a man long associated with amateur athletics in the Seattle area. This award is presented yearly to a senior boy and girl who have excelled in at least two sports during his/her senior year. The individuals must have achieved high academic ranking and displayed qualities of good citizenship during his/her school career.
The Carl J. Velling Award is presented yearly to a senior boy and senior girl who have excelled in two sports, or received recognition as exceptionally gifted in one sport during their senior year. Also, the individuals must have displayed the same kind of motivation in the classroom that has led to success in athletics. Dr. Roy Velling established this award in 1970 to honor the memory of his father, Mr. Carl Velling.
Seniors who have been on athletic probation or school academic or disciplinary probation are not eligible for these awards.