STATE COLLEGE —
Greater Johnstown High School senior Nick Subich earned the Joe Sarra Community Service Award and took a Scholar Athlete Award at the recent Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet.
The Joseph D. Sarra Community Service Award is named for the long-time chapter board member and former Penn State assistant football coach.
Forest Hills senior Shawn Dell received the J.T. White Memorial Scholarship, and Chestnut Ridge senior Brad Winegardner earned the WTAJ-TV Scholarship during the March 17 banquet attended by a crowd of 615 at the Penn Stater Conference Hotel in State College.
A total of 18 student-athletes were singled out from a group of 46 senior football players honored for their athletic abilities, academic achievements and community service during the chapter’s 16th annual awards banquet.
Featured speakers included Penn State football coach Bill O’Brien and Temple’s new football coach Matt Rhule.
Joining Subich, Dell and Winegardner in the group of 46 student-athletes invited to the event were local players Aaron Henry (Bedford High), Cody Anna (Cambria Heights), Zachary Mazzarella (Central Cambria) and James Mardula (Penn Cambria).
Central Cambria graduate Jeff Wasilewski of St. Francis University also was recognized.