Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter 

National Football Foundation 

Kovatch & Haughey Receive

Chapter Honors





Corporate Partners


Dr. George Kovatch

2015 Ed Schluntz Contributions to Amateur Football Award Recipient

Dr. Kovatch has served on the Chapter’s Scholar/Athlete Selection Committee and been on the Chapter’s Board of Directors for parts of five decades.  He remains active in both capacities with the Chapter.

Haughey is a 1957 graduate of Harvard College and has served his alma mater in numerous capacities and is currently President of the Harvard Club of Boston. While he attended Harvard he was a three sport letter winner participating in football, basketball and baseball. He has served as president and chairman of the Harvard Varsity Club, and has been chairman of both the Friends of Harvard Football and Friends of Harvard Baseball booster clubs.  He has chaired Harvard’s Visiting Committee on Athletics.


The two men will receive the awards at the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Sunday, May 3.





Long-time Grinold Chapter member George Kovatch and Harvard University benefactor Phil Haughey have been named the recipients of the 2015 Ed Schluntz Contributions to Amateur Football and Ron Burton Distinguished American Awards presented by the Grinold Chapter.


Kovatch was an outstanding tackle at Princeton University from 1951-54, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 1955. He continued his education at Cornell University where he earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1962.


Mr. Phillip Haughey

2015 Ron Burton Distinguished American Award Recipient

Dr. George Kovatch

2015 Ed Schluntz Contributions to Amateur Football Award Recipient

Dr. George Kovatch

2015 Ed Schluntz Contributions to Amateur Football Award Recipient