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Brendan Nosovitch of Allentown Central Catholic announced as the winner of the 27th Jim Henry Award
February 7, 2012 (Philadelphia, PA)
Maxwell Football Club President, Ron Jaworski, announced that Brendan Nosovitch a senior quarterback from Allentown Central Catholic High School (Allentown, PA) has been selected as the winner of the Club's 27th Jim Henry Award.
Nosovitch, a South Carolina signee, had one of the most prolific careers in Pennsylvania high school football history. He threw for a District 11 single-season record 3,809 yards with 39 touchdowns and 10 interceptions as a senior in helping the Vikings reach the PIAA Class 3A semifinals. He led them to an undefeated 16-0 mark and the PIAA Class 3A title as a junior while being named the state's 3A player of the year as well as The Allentown Morning Call's player of the year.
He finished his career with 9,249 passing yards and 106 touchdown passes, both ranking him No. 2 all-time in the state. He also ended up as Central Catholic's all-time leader with 3,628 rushing yards and wound up with 12,877 yards of total offense.
Nosovitch has accumulated a long list of honors during his career highlighted by the Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year in 2010 and the Maxwell Football Club's Pennsylvania Player of the Year in 2011. He was also selected as a Parade All-American in 2011.
Off the football field Nosovitch is an honor roll student who holds a 3.3 grade point average. He is active in the Student Council at Allentown Central Catholic and volunteers his time as a youth sports coach and in church events.
Mark Dianno the winner of the 1st Jim Henry Award and current Maxwell Football Club officer commented, "Being associated with the Maxwell Football Club for the past 27 years, I enjoyed the opportunity to meet Jim Henry and understand the kind of gentleman that he was and why the award is so representative of his many and significant contributions to athletics, scholarship and community service. Over these years, I have also had the good fortune of meeting many exceptional student-athletes. This year's Jim Henry Award winner, Brendan Nosovitch, is an outstanding and deserving recipient of this prestigious award. His on field prowess is rivaled only by his academic accomplishments and the dedication to his community. It is an honor and a privilege to welcome him to the Maxwell Football Club family of Jim Henry Award winners."
Questions concerning any of the Maxwell Football Club's awards or programs can be directed to MFC Executive Director Mark Wolpert at firstname.lastname@example.org.