Congratulations to former Girard football player Nate Smialek, who was the winner of this year’s Chad Vogt Memorial Scholarship.
The award annually honors a premier Erie County student-athlete in the name of Vogt, a Harbor Creek multi-sport standout who was one of the premier athletes in Erie County League history. He died in 2002 at the age of 29.
This year’s runner-up was Eric Lasher of General McLane. Other nominees were Alec Gluvna, Corry; Erin Stroup, Fairview; Rebecca Cooper, Iroquois; David Osterberg, Northwestern; Adam Weismiller, Harbor Creek and Justin DeCoursey, Seneca.
2008: Brett Veshecco, Fort LeBoeuf (Penn State)
2009: Joe McIntire, Fort LeBoeuf (Edinboro)
2010: Jessica Kocan, Fairview (Georgetown)