Time Warner Cable News NY1 (TWC News NY1) and Ford Lincoln of Queens today announced they will recognize 25 high school students who excel in academics, athletics, and the community for the 16 th Scholar Athlete of the Week luncheon, on June 26 th at 11:00 a.m. at the New York Stock Exchange. In addition, New York Knicks legend John Starks will be in attendance to help honor the award winners. The Ford Lincoln of Queens NY1 Scholar Athlete award recognizes high school students who successfully combine academics and athletics with positive achievements in the community.

Profiles featuring students from areas throughout the five boroughs were featured on TWC News NY1 from December 2014 through June 2015. To be eligible for the honors, the students must participate in varsity athletics, extra-curricular activities and/or their local community, as well as have an excellent academic record. To view the profiles of this year's winners, viewers may visit www.ny1.com.

"NY1 is proud to recognize some of the most accomplished student athletes in the city. We are honored to be able to tell their stories of hard work, determination and commitment this year," said Bernadine Han, VP of News at Time Warner Cable.

Each of the Ford Lincoln of Queens NY1 Scholar Athletes featured by TWC News NY1 during the 2014 - 2015 school year will be offered a $1,000 scholarship. All scholarship awards will go toward tuition, room and board, or books. Since 1999, the Scholar Athlete awards have provided approximately a million dollars in total scholarships to more than 400 students.

Time Warner Cable News (TWC News) provides in-depth local news programming exclusively for Time Warner Cable video customers. Time Warner Cable's 17 news networks operate in Texas (Austin, San Antonio); New York (Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, Hudson Valley, Central New York and the Southern Tier); North Carolina (Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, Wilmington); Antelope Valley, CA, and the group's flagship network NY1 and Spanish language network TWC News NY1 Noticias in New York City.

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