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GEORGE WAH ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER

Established in 1962, the Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation is intimately involved in amateur football in the Central New Jersey area.

The annual Scholar-Athlete banquet is the premier event for the chapter. Held in March, the dinner attracts over 450 football enthusiasts annually.

Each of high schools honors its top student-athlete along with top performers from the College of New Jersey and Princeton University. All students, decked out in donated tuxedos, receive a scholarship for college with the top 3 winning $5,000, $2,500 and $1,500 respectively.

Since the banquet's inception, over $650,000 has been given to date. Other awards presented during the evening are the Distinguished American, Contribution to Amateur Athletics, Contribution to Youth Football, the Jack Millard Officials Award, the Hank Johns Coach of the Year Award, the Pop Warner Little Scholar Award, and the President's Chapter Award, given to a member who went above and beyond in his service to the chapter. It is a truly spectacular event highlighting the area's best and brightest.

2018 [2017 Season] SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS:

Jack Stephan $5,000 Scholarship:
Erik Dehkes, North Hunterdon High School
Presented by South Jersey Industries

Ron Rick Sr. $2500 Scholarship:
Mark Pacini, Florence High School
Presented by Borden Perlman Salisbury Kelly

Ed Cook $1500 Scholarship:
Pat Holly, The Hun School
Presented by New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Group

*$30,000 in scholarships will be presented

2018 CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS:

HEISMAN
South Jersey Industries, Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company, PSE&G, Fisher Capital

ALL-AMERICAN
Borden Perlman Salisbury Kelly, New Jersey Manufacturers, Sunshine Classic

ALL-CONFERENCE
Trenton Orthopedic Group at Rothman Institute, JB Autism Consultants/Dr. Jim Ball Kelly Myers, Greg Bellotti Family, Rick Bus, Nassau Communications/Ken Fisher, Central Jersey Pop Warner, Robert & Janet Casciola, Goldman Sachs/Scott Heiser, Gunnell Family, In Memory of Coach Robert E. Salois

SPECIAL THANKS
  • Audio Visual & Videography by Ocean View Productions
  • Tuxedos by Gianni Formal Wear / 609-584-7736
  • Commemorative Dinner Journal printed by Nassau Communications
  • Awards by J & V Trophies / 609-882-2922
  • Photography by Escarpeta Photographics / 609-731-8226
  • TD Club dinners hosted by Rob Pluta, Leonardo's II Restaurant / 609-396-4466


    View the 56th Annual Awards Dinner Program Book.


    SAVE THE DATE!

    The 57th Annual George Wah Scholar-Athlete banquet will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Princeton Marriott (just off Rt. 1) 100 College Rd. East, Princeton, NJ.

    TICKET INFORMATION

    To purchase individual dinner tickets or arrange for a table, please contact:

    Ron Hoehn
    annronhoehn@gmail.com or call Ron at 609-731-6610

    Ticket cost is $75 each.


    TUXEDO INFORMATION

    All of our Scholar-Athletes will be outfitted in tuxedos that will be provided by Gianni Formal Wear & Tailoring for a cost of only $25 (due at measurement or pick up).

    www.gianniformalwear.com





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