03.31.2017

Capitol Hill Times: Track Star Donates Spotlight Grant to Treehouse

By Capitol Hill Times

Northwest School senior Tibebu “Tibs” Proctor has gone to great lengths to make a life here in Seattle. So, when the high school athlete was named Washington’s Boys Cross Country Player of the Year, he used $10,000 in grant money from Gatorade to support a nonprofit. “It’s a lot of money, and I donated that to Treehouse because I felt like the organization connects to my life,” Proctor said. “I was originally from Ethiopia, and a similar organization (Africa-America Institute) helped me get an education and get a family and be where I am today. Without that organization, I would not even be in cross country or in the U.S.” Read More >>

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