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By Katherine Dunn | March 5, 2012
Academics will take center stage Wednesday night when the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame honors high school football scholars at its 49th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner at Martin's West. Five regional winners from the 75 nominees from Baltimore City, Anne Arundel, Baltimore Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties will take home a share of $20,000 in scholarship money. In addition to the scholars, former Poly coach Roger Wrenn, who retired after 42 years in Baltimore City, will receive the Herb Armstrong Service to Football Award.
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By Jon Fogg and The Baltimore Sun | July 9, 2014
In May, Loyola Maryland's Joe Fletcher received the William C. Schmeisser Award as the nation's top defender. Now he has the hardware to show he brought that same intensity and dedication to the classroom, too. Fletcher was named the Patriot League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year, an award voted on by conference member schools that honors the top performer in the classroom and in competition. Scholar-Athletes of the Year in their respective sports are eligible for the overall honor.
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August 17, 1995
Karl Streaker of Westminster was named East Coast Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete at Frostburg State University's spring commencement.Mr. Streaker, a graduate of South Carroll High School, graduated magna cum laude and was captain of the Bobcat swim team.He earned a 3.7 grade point average as a mathematics major with a concentration in education. He received the Christa McAuliffe Scholarship for academic excellence in his junior and senior years.Mr. Streaker was named to Phi Eta Sigma, freshmen honor society and Kappa Mu Epsilon, mathematics honor society.
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By Katherine Dunn and The Baltimore Sun | July 2, 2014
No one was more surprised than Katelyn Miller when the Bucknell graduate learned she had been named the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Division I Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Tuesday. Miller, who played high school lacrosse at McDonogh, had never even heard of the award -- the highest academic honor in college women's lacrosse. "I didn't even know this existed," Miller said with a laugh. "It was really exciting just because I always try to work my hardest whether I'm on the field or I'm in the classroom.
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By Mike Klingaman, The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2013
The plaque hangs on the wall of the doctor's office, proof of its worth to Greg Brouse, 1981 grand-prize winner of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award. "My kids can't believe I was either a scholar or an athlete," said Brouse, who is now an oncologist in Monroe, N.C. "I think that, quietly, they make fun of me, but at the same time, they'd like to do the same for themselves. " Brouse, who starred at Centennial, turned 50 this month.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | March 9, 2004
Ninety-four state football players will be honored tomorrow at the 41st annual Scholar Athlete Awards dinner at Martin's West in Woodlawn. Five regional scholarship winners will be selected, with one chosen as the grand prize winner. A total of $10,000 will be awarded to the winners. The event, which will start at 6 p.m., is sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Special achievement awards will be presented to Class 3A champion Linganore, Class 2A champion Aberdeen and Class 1A champion Joppatowne.
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March 8, 2006
The Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will sponsor the 43rd Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner tonight at Martin's West in Woodlawn. The dinner will honor 95 football scholar athletes from the Baltimore metro area. Five regional scholarship winners will be selected, with one of the five being selected as the grand winner. A total of $10,000 in scholarship money will be awarded to the winners. Following are the list of nominees. Brian Leftridge, Aberdeen; Errol Silva Annapolis, John Blair, Archbishop Curley; Adam Higuera, Archbishop Spalding, Sean Urbany, Arundel; Travis Fales, Atholton; Brandon Mayo, Bel Air; Peter Scheve, Boys' Latin; David Yarbrough, Broadneck; Eric Zwilsky, Brunswick; Anthony Lester, C. Milton Wright; Timothy Taylor, Calvert Hall; David Maggio, Cardinal Gibbons; Reginald Lucas Jr., Carver A&T; Kenneth Getzandanner, Catoctin; Aaron Martin, Centennial; Joshua Kusnick, Century; Gouglass Herb, Jr., Chesapeake-AA; Joshua Sawyer, Chesapeake-B; Sheldon Bell, City; Edward Puller III, Douglas-F; Andrew Wright, Du Bois; Gregory Hoffman, Dulaney; Marcus Taylor, Dunbar; Jason Higgins, Dundalk; Jordan Ramsey, Eastern Tech; Benjamin Cottingham, Edgewood; Justin Badger, Fallston; Floyd Jones, Jr., Francis Scott Key; Edward Tselishchev, Franklin; Salahuddin Gadson, Frederick; Peter Mellott, Friends; William Shikani, Gilman; Taronce Stowes, Glen Burnie; Matthew Abbott, Glenelg; Daniel Lagdon, Thomas Johnson; Zachary...
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,Staff Writer | March 12, 1992
In one of the most emotional evenings in the 29-year history of the Scholar Athlete Award, Troy Thingelstad of St. Paul's School and Joey Goodwin of South Carroll High were named co-winners of the 1992 Scholar Athlete Award last night at Martin's West.It marked the first time co-winners have been named for the award, presented by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Thingelstad and Goodwin each will receive a $4,000 scholarship to the college of their choice.
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By Bill Free DTC and Bill Free DTC,Staff Writer | March 12, 1992
The mother of St. Paul's School football player Tro Thingelstad, co-winner of the 1992 Scholar Athlete Award, was identified incorrectly in Thursday's editions of The Sun. Her name is Kathleen Rist-Thingelstad.The Sun regrets the error.In one of the more emotional evenings in the 29-year history of the Scholar Athlete Award, Troy Thingelstad of St. Paul's School and Joey Goodwin of South Carroll High were named co-winners of the 1992 Scholar Athlete Award by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame last night at Martin's West.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | March 7, 2001
A total of 89 area high school football players will be honored tonight at the 38th annual Scholar Athlete Awards dinner at Martin's West in Woodlawn. Five regional scholarship winners will be selected, with one of the five being selected as the grand winner. A total of $10,000 in scholarship money will be awarded to the winners. The event is sponsored by the Baltimore chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Special achievement awards will be presented to Urbana High School and NCAA Division III Centennial Conference champion Western Maryland College.
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By Katherine Dunn and The Baltimore Sun | April 23, 2014
The Loyola Maryland and Navy women's lacrosse teams will battle for the Patriot League championship this weekend, but maybe they should stage an academic competition as well. Two players from each team were named to the Patriot League All-Academic team Wednesday. Loyola's Marlee Paton and Katherine Reinhard and Navy's Jill Coughlin and Katie Gallagher made the 12-player team; to be considered, players must have at least a 3.2 GPA and be a starter or top reserve. McDonogh graduate Katelyn Miller, a senior midfielder at Bucknell, was the conference Scholar-Athlete for the third straight year, carrying a 3.91 GPA as a biology major.
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By Jeff Seidel, For The Baltimore Sun | March 12, 2014
North Harford quarterback Nic Hammer enjoyed being a leader during his two years as a starter. He often served as a coach on the field, constantly helping answer teammates' questions about their assignments. Hammer knew those answers because he studied and learned the entire offensive playbook. That's why he became such a strong leader for the Hawks, and a big reason he was one of the winners at the 51st Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner Wednesday at Martin's West. The Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame holds this dinner annually and four other players received the same honor.
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By Katherine Dunn and The Baltimore Sun | March 10, 2014
Sixty-nine of the area's most academic-minded high school football players will be honored Wednesday night at the 51st Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame at Martin's West. Five of the players from Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties will receive regional scholarships, sharing $20,000 in scholarship money. In addition to the scholars, the event also honors the area's top football teams from last fall.
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By Katherine Dunn and The Baltimore Sun | October 11, 2013
Maryland freshman kicker Adam Greene, last year's All-Metro kicker from Broadneck, is one of five football players to win a 2013 National High School Scholar-Athlete Award from the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. In March, Greene was one of four winners at the 50th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards presented by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the NFF. He will be honored with the national award at the NFF Chapter Awards Luncheon Dec. 10 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | October 7, 2013
When Sherrod Hawkes transferred to Patterson from Overlea last fall, he didn't have much interest in studying. He just wanted to play football. The powerful downhill ball carrier wanted to play in college, but after two years of high school, his grade point average was 0.77 on a 4.0 scale. Hawkes, who had not realized his football career would soon end if he didn't hit the books, found out how much ground he had to make up when he met Patterson's academic coach, Kelley Bagdasarian.
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The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2013
Maryland senior midfielder Katie Schwarzmann is the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Wednesday. A double major in management and marketing, the Century graduate won the Tewaaraton Award for the second time, was named the IWLCA National Midfielder of the Year and the ACC Offensive Player of the Year, and was selected to the IWLCA All-America first team and the All-ACC team. She led the Terps, the NCAA tournament runners-up, to their fifth straight conference title.
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By Pat O'Malley and Pat O'Malley,SUN STAFF | March 9, 2000
Ryan Boyle, the two-time All-Metro quarterback for Gilman's two-time unbeaten and top-ranked football team, shared honors with Hereford's two-time All-Metro defensive end C.J. Feldheim as co-grand prize winners at the 37th annual Scholar Athlete Dinner at Martin's West last night in Woodlawn. Boyle and Feldheim each play three sports at their respective schools and are outstanding students as well. They were co-winners of the North Region, and as overall winners each receives a $4,000 scholarship from the Greater Baltimore Chapter National Football Foundation Hall of Fame and its many sponsors.
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Sports Digest | June 18, 2013
College Football Navy punter Beltran named preseason All-Independent Navy junior punter Pablo Beltran was selected preseason first-team All-Independent by Phil Steele in his College Football Preview magazine. Sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds , junior center Tanner Fleming , junior guard Jake Zuzek , senior kick returner Marcus Thomas and junior punter returner Shawn Lynch were named to the second team. Junior fullback Noah Copeland , senior offensive tackle Graham Vickers , senior defensive end Evan Palelei , senior linebacker Cody Peterson , junior corner Parrish Gaines and junior kicker Nick Sload were named to the third team.
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