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Foundation hands out honors

From Mirror reports

STATE COLLEGE — The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, announced that Zach Mallon of Bellwood-Antis is the winner of its DelGrosso’s Family Scholarship.

Mallon, a senior running back and defensive back was a jack of all trades for the Blue Devils, also serving as the team’s kicker and punter. He was selected from 71 high school scholar-athlete nominees from across the Chapter’s 25 county coverage area based on his accomplishments in the classroom, on the playing field and throughout the community. The scholarship is for $1,000.

“Zach is a leader on our team and in our school community,” Bellwood-Antis coach Nick Lovrich said. “He always tries to do the best he can to make our school the best it can be.”

Upon graduation Mallon plans to further his education at Pitt, Penn State or Northwestern, majoring in Biology and Pre-Med. He is the son of Tim and Betsy Mallon.

The NFF, Central Pennsylvania Chapter is one of 120 chapters nationwide involving over 12,000 members. Over the past 24 years, the Chapter has honored 954 high school and 130 collegiate nominees. In addition, outstanding high school scholar-athletes have been awarded scholarships totaling $284,000.

Jefferson Hill, a senior from Juniata Valley, was selected as the winner of the Gardner’s Candies Scholarship from The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame.

Hill was a triple-threat for the Hornets football team playing wide receiver, defensive back and handling the kicking duties. The scholarship is for $1,000.

Upon graduation Hill plans to attend Middlebury College to study Economics and Business. He is the son of Bethany Stough and Matthew Hill of Spruce Creek.

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