Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter
National Football Foundation
The 39th Annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet of the Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation will be held Sunday evening, May 4, 2014, at the Boston-Newton Marriott (DIRECTIONS) at the intersection of Route 128 and the Massachusetts Turnpike in Newton.
33 high school football players from the footprint of the Chapter who have excelled on and off the gridiron will be feted at the event which begins with a 6:00pm reception followed by the banquet at 7:00.
Three additional awards will be presented. A pair of Ipswich High School icons will receive the Ed Schluntz Contribution to Amateur Football Award and the Ron Burton Distinguished American Award. Ipswich team historian John Thomas will receive the Schluntz Award, and former head coach Jack Welch will be presented with the Burton Award.
The third award presented is the Jack Daly Award for Academics, Citizenship and Football that will be presented to a senior offensive lineman John Moriarty of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Jon Meterparel, the play-by-play voice of the Boston College Eagles will again serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Meterparel will be emcee the event for the third time. In addition to his Boston College duties, Meterparel also hosts Life is Great New England on Comcast Sports Net and WBIN. A recap of the 2013 Scholar-Athlete Banquet is available on Meterparel's website.
All tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be available for purchase at the door the night of the event.
Tickets must be purchased no later than FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014, at 6:00pm.
Tickets may be purchased with check, money order or credit card. People and institutions will be responsible for all reservations made, and there will be no refunds. Tickets are $65.00 per person. Award winners are provided complimentary meals.
Check and money order payments may be made to:
Department of Athletics
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
Credit card payments can be made by clicking on the "Buy Now" button above.
Every effort will be made to accommodate those people desiring to sit together. Requests should be made to Jim's e-mail account (email@example.com) no later than April 25.