On Thursday, April 21, Sports Illustrated traveled to Broomfield High in Broomfield, Colo., to honor senior soccer captain Porter Milner as the SI High School Athlete of the Month for March, presented by the U.S. Marine Corps. Here, he smiles with his parents, Fran and Tom.
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Porter was honored in front of his classmates at halftime of a girls’ soccer game. Pictured from left to right are: SI’s High School Athlete of the Month editor Ali Fenwick; Porter Milner; SSgt David Hall of the U.S. Marine Corps and Jermaine Jones of the U.S. national soccer team and the Colorado Rapids.
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Porter was featured in the March 21, 2016 issue of Sports Illustrated.
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Broomfield High students show Eagles school spirit at the halftime event.
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Porter took the mic and surprised his girlfriend, Eva Bianchi-Martinez, with an invitation to prom at the end of his award presentation, complete with a mock cover of Sports Illustrated featuring the pair.
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She said yes!
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Porter poses with Jermaine Jones, an attacking midfielder who recently signed with the Rapids and scored the equalizing goal in a 2014 World Cup draw against Portugal to help the U.S. advance to the round of 16.
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SSgt David Hall and recruit, Garrett Brown of Mountain Range High in nearby Westminster, Colo., were on hand to represent the U.S. Marine Corps.
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Jones stuck around to answer questions from student-reporters for The Eagle Way, Broomfield High’s student newspaper.
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