Players, seniors honored at banquet

Pearl Sheckler was honored and recognized for her ten years of service to the Touchdown Club.

The annual Jim Thorpe High School football Banquet was held today, Jan. 23, 2011 at Jim Thorpe Area High School. Many players were recognized for outstanding sportsmanship, leadership and dedication. We also honored Pearl Sheckler for her ten years of service to the Touchdown Club, five as president.

Award winners are:
Sean Green, Anthracite League Sportsmanship Award which is presented to a senior who is a leader, has a strong work ethic and shows extreme sportsmanship on and off the field.

Cody Mann, Lehigh Valley Scholar Athlete nominee which is given to the student-athlete who demonstrates academic achievement, football ability and school and community leadership. Cody will represent Jim Thorpe at the regional awards ceremony later this year.

Terry Moll, Phil Heraty Award, which is given to the player who has been the greatest inspiration to his fellow players, never misses practice, and continues to participate and be actively involved even if injured or otherwise cannot play.

Alonzo McGill, Ed Fuzzy Fahey Award, which is presented to an underclassman who has shown leadership, hard-work, ethic and desire to improve. The award is given in memory of Edward “Fuzzy” Fahey, a Mauch Chunk Catholic High School graduate who served in World War II. Fahey was paralyzed in an accident at Lake Harmony when he was home on leave. He was a life-long supporter of Jim Thorpe football and this award is given by the Redline-Fahey family.

Offensive MVP:

Shane Edwards

Co-Defensive MVPs: Tyler Mangold and

Jon Fritz

Special Teams MVP:

Phil Schron

Co-Linemen of the Year: Wes Hurley and Sean Leslie

Award winners are from left: Phil Schron, special teams MVP, Shane Edwards, offensive MVP, Terry Moll, Phil Heraty Award for inspiration, Tyler Mangold, co-defensive MVP, Jon Fritz, co-defensive MVP, Sean Green, Anthracite League Sportsmanship Award. Back row: Sean Leslie, co-Lineman of the Year, Wes Hurley, Co-Lineman of the Year, Alonzo McGill, Ed Fuzzy Fahey Award for leadership, and Cody Mann, Lehigh Valley Scholar Athlete nominee.

The seniors are from left: Chris DeMarco, Justin Cannalley, Terry Moll, Shane Edwards, Jon Fritz, Sean Green, Mike Munoz, and Josh Dean. Back row: Sean Leslie, Wes Hurley, Pete McGuire, Cody Mann, Steven Hayes, Dante Lynch and Tyler Mangold. Missing from the photo are: Cody Baier, Ryan Boileau, James Denny, Rich Emery, Alex Rivera and Renard Tabron.

Seniors with outgoing Touchdown Club President Pearl Sheckler.

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