A marble champion, Eagle Scout, 2nd-degree black belt, master's degree student and Major League Soccer player, Zak Boggs seems to do it all.
For his hard work and positive example set to youth athletes, Boggs, an IMG Academy soccer program alum, was recently honored by his hometown of Parkersburg, WV during a ceremony that included the mayor and county commissioners.
From the Charleston Daily Mail:
"...(Boggs)received the 2010 Wooden Citizenship Cup given to college/professional athletes who have made the greatest positive impact.
Boggs received his undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences while maintaining his 4.0 grade point average. He is pursuing a master's in business economics.
He was selected in the second round of the Major League Soccer Superdraft by the New England Revolution.
He played soccer at PHS before transferring to IMG Academy in Florida. He was named the 2003 West Virginia High School Coaches Players of the Year, twice earned all-state honors, and was recipient of the 2004 NCAA High School Scholar-Athlete recognition."
In his rookie year with the New England Revolution, Boggs scored two goals, while playing in nine games for the Revolution. Check out some of his skill below: