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Former Hawk Football Star's Daughter Wins State Award

The daughter of a former hawkeye football star has received a special award that is sending her to Washington D.C.

14 year-old Chelsey Montgomery-- a middle schooler at Cedar Rapids Prairie is the recepient of one of just two Iowa volunteer of the year awards given to school age children. Chelsey is the daughter of former Waterloo East and Iowa Hawkeye football star Lew Montgomery and his wife Stacey.

Chelsey is now eligible for a national award-- she earned the state honor for her work in helping to bring awareness to MPS a deadly disease that is afflicting her baby brother Lucas. Chelesey says Lucas is her inspiration.

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