Brian “Bubba” Christopher Kapko

February 26, 1986 - August 28, 2005

Bubba touched the lives of everyone he met in his own way. No one will ever forget those breathtaking Bubba hugs, his one-of-a-kind awesome laugh, and his passion for everything that life offered him.

Bubba was a son, a brother and a friend to many. He enjoyed football, hanging out with his friends and was incredibly excited to start a new chapter in his life as a college student in Denver, Colorado.

Achievements, Awards and Community Involvement

Brian was an active member of Estancia High School's Associated Student Body (ASB), Bible Club and the Drama Club's tech team. Brian was also a member of scouting, starting at an early age all the way up until he earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 2004.

Bubba's Football Awards 2000 - Most Valuable Player - Freshman Team 2001 - Rookie of the Year - Varsity Team 2002 - Defensive Player of the Year - Varsity Team 2002 & 2003 - Team Captain - Varsity Team 2003 - Most Valuable Player & Eagle Player of the Year - Varsity Team 2003 - All League Team - Linebacker/Fullback 2002 & 2003 - Daily Pilot Dream Team - Linebacker and Fullback 2003 - Daily Pilot Player of the Week

Bubba's Football Awards

2000 - Most Valuable Player - Freshman Team
2001 - Rookie of the Year - Varsity Team
2002 - Defensive Player of the Year - Varsity Team
2002 & 2003 - Team Captain - Varsity Team
2003 - Most Valuable Player & Eagle Player of the Year - Varsity Team
2003 - All League Team - Linebacker/Fullback
2002 & 2003 - Daily Pilot Dream Team - Linebacker and Fullback
2003 - Daily Pilot Player of the Week