Zach Banner Wins Southern California Sports Broadcasters Scholarship|
Jan. 12, 2017
USC senior offensive tackle Zach Banner has been named the recipient of the 2017 Tom Harmon/Jerry Clark Memorial Scholarship, a $5,000 grant presented by the Southern California Sports Broadcasters to a local-area college student who has an interest in pursuing a degree in broadcasting or a related field with the ultimate goal of a professional career in radio, television or online broadcasting.
Banner will receive the scholarship at the SCSB’s annual awards luncheon on Jan. 30 in Toluca Lake, Calif.
Banner, a 3-year starter at left tackle, was an All-American first team pick on USC’s Rose Bowl champion squad in 2016 and was a 2-time All-Pac-12 first teamer. He was among 10 finalists nationally for the 2016 Senior CLASS Award, given to the nation’s top senior who excels in community/classroom/character/competition. He also won USC’s Community Service Award this season, devoting more than 350 hours to community outreach efforts in his career.
He received his bachelor’s degree from USC in communication and is now working on a second bachelor’s in sociology. He has interned with FOX Sports and USC Sports Properties.