The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation has partnered with A. O. Smith to present the 2018 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The award is presented annually to the top senior or fourth-year junior quarterback set to graduate with their class by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, which encapsulates all that is positive in college sports.
“We are proud and honored to have A. O. Smith presenting our award,” said John Unitas Jr., President of the Johnny Unitas Educational Foundation. “We look forward to welcoming their entire organization, including their customers to be part of a foundation that is so near to my heart. Over the years, we’ve been fortunate to work with several long-term partners and A. O. Smith is really a perfect fit for what we’re trying to achieve collectively. The A. O. Smith partnership will enable us to take the Golden Arm Award to new heights, offer greater opportunities for our scholarship winners and help ensure that the Johnny U legacy carries on.”
The partnership offers A. O. Smith the platform to promote the importance of their core values, such as innovation, leadership, teamwork, integrity and character
Sharing a tradition of innovation with Unitas, who invented football’s two minute drill, A. O. Smith has been an innovator in its industry for more than a century and continues to set new standards in the plumbing industry
As part of the partnership, the award will be rebranded as the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award presented by A. O. Smith.