Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter
National Football Foundation
Executive Director Jim Seavey and Roger Crosley
Former Grinold Chapter Executive Director Roger Crosley was presented with the first ever Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter Contributor Award at the 43rd Annual Chapter Scholar-Athlete Banquet on May 20. The award, which will not be presented annually, but will be presented at the discretion of the Chapter Executive Committee is presented to an individual for, "outstanding work in promoting the ideals and
Former Executive Director Receives Chapter Contributor Award
Chapter Names 2018 High School Scholar-Athletes
The selection committee of the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation has named its 2018 High School Scholar-Athlete Class. The group of 33 high school seniors were honored at the 43rd Annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Sunday, May 20, at the Boston/Newton Marriott.
The 33 awardees represent 25 different high schools in the Chapter footprint. The High School Scholar-Athlete Awards are given to those graduating seniors in the Chapter footprint who have achieved excellence on the gridiron, in the classroom, and in the community.
values of the sport of football and continued support of the mission of the National Football Foundation".
Crosley assumed Executive Director responsibilities for the Chapter in December of 2010, following Grinold in the position. During his tenure Chapter membership more than doubled, attendance at the chapter's annual Coaches Clinic more than tripled, the Chapter initiated greater outreach to college football in the region including the establishment of the Jack Daly Award for a collegiate scholar/athlete/citizen and the number of high school scholar-athletes honored annually increased by 50%. In addition, two of the Chapter's scholar-athletes received the prestigious NFF Regional Scholar-Athlete Award after being nominated by Crosley, and he designed and served as webmaster for the Chapter website.
The award was presented by the Chapter's new Executive Director, Jim Seavey. In making the presentation, Seavey announced that the award will henceforth be know as the "Roger Crosley Chapter Contributor Award".