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J.C. Pawlyk – NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day, Presented by Fidelity Investments
Pawlyk, a safety at Malone (Ohio), maintains a 3.54 GPA in health education/physical education.
Published: 4/4/2017 10:30:00 AM

J.C. Pawlyk
Malone (Ohio)
Canton, Ohio
3.54 GPA in Health Education/Physical Education                       

Additional Information:

  • ·         Three-time GLIAC All-Academic Team member
  • ·         Three-time Dean’s List honoree
  • ·         Inducted to National Health Education Honorary
  • ·         Team captain
  • ·         Expected to graduate in May 2017

Civic Service & Leadership: Teaches sexual education class for middle school kids at his church; Volunteers with youth sports programs at local YMCA; Helps with football program at Northwest High School.

NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day, Presented by Fidelity
Each NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day is selected from the 156 semifinalists for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments® and prominently displayed inside its official home at the New York Athletic Club. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation and comes with a $25,000 postgraduate scholarship.

The NFF announced 12 finalists for the Campbell Trophy on Nov. 1, and each of them received an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class, presented by Fidelity Investments. Western Michigan quarterback Zach Terrell was awarded the 27th Campbell Trophy at the 59th NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 6.

Nominated by their schools, these outstanding individuals must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility; have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale; have outstanding football ability as a first team player or significant contributor; and have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship.

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