STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Four District 9 athletes including DuBois’ Ryan Pasternak, Clearfield’s Mason Royer and Curwensville’s Kevin Shaffer, were honored as Scholar-Athletes March 12 at the National Football Foundation, Central Pennsylvania Chapter’s 20th annual banquet in State College.
(Photo of DuBois’ Ryan Pasternak)
The three Clearfield County players were joined in being honored by Clarion’s Ty Burford.
Brandon Noble, former Penn State and Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle, was the featured speaker, and the ceremony included an appearance from Penn State football coach James Franklin.
In addition to the Scholar-Athlete award, the Foundation also presented Clarion University head athletic trainer Jim Thornton with the Lifetime Contribution to Football Award in Athletic Training and presented lifetime achievement award to George Curry, Dave Baker, Don Bailey and Gary Klingensmith.
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