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Phoenix Student Sadoski Receives National Football Foundation Award

PHOENIX – Phoenix Central School District student Mike Sadoski recently was the recipient of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award.

Mike Sadoski receives a National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award. From left: Phoenix Athletic Director Steve Musso, Head Coach Chad Rowe, Mike Sadoski and Assistant Head Coach Mike Libertone.
Mike Sadoski receives a National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award. From left: Phoenix Athletic Director Steve Musso, Head Coach Chad Rowe, Mike Sadoski and Assistant Head Coach Mike Libertone.

This award was recognized at an annual dinner sponsored by the National Football Foundation.

Every athlete inducted received a $500 scholarship and a free tuxedo to wear to the event.

Sadoski was a captain of the 2015 Phoenix Firebirds football team and displayed his leadership qualities both offensively and defensively.

He was second on the team in rushing with 643 yards and second in tackles with 73 tackles.

He also received second team defensive honors.

Academically, Sadoski has a 94 percent overall grade point average, and he hopes to attend Clarkson University next fall to study mechanical engineering.

Previous years’ Phoenix National Football Foundation inductees include: Dustin Blumer (2015), Dylan Doupe (2014), Cruce Jones (2013) and Ben Ewald (2012).