Southwest’s Max Scharping Named an NFF High School Scholar-Athlete Award Finalist

ScharpingThe National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF) recently announced the names of 36 finalists for the 2014 NFF High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards – and Max Scharping, a 2013 graduate of Southwest High School, made the cut. The awards honor one young man from each of the country’s five regions as the best and brightest for their accomplishments as athletes, scholars and citizens at the high school level. The five winners who are now playing college football will be announced the week of October 9.

Scharping was selected as one of 36 finalists from a pool of more than 3,500 scholar-athletes across the nation. If chosen as one of five winners, he will travel to New York City to be honored during the NFF Chapter Awards Luncheon on December 9, 2014. First granted in 1991, the NFF National High School Scholar-Athlete Awards have become one of the most prestigious high school honors in the country. Scharping currently plays football at Northern Illinois University. Congratulations Max!

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