News and Tribune

Sports

April 16, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Mattingly named National Football Foundation scholar athlete

CLARKSVILLE — Providence senior Owen Mattingly has been awarded the 2014 Scholar-Athlete Award by the Southern Indiana chapter of the National Football Foundation. The award recognizes Mattingly’s outstanding efforts on the football field and his outstanding achievement in the classroom, school leadership and community service.

In addition to the award, Owen received a $500 college scholarship from the NFF.

Mattingly was nominated by Providence head football coach Larry Denison and was selected by a committee of the Southern Indiana chapter of the NFF. He wa one of eight high school football players honored at the Southern Indiana Chapter of the National Football Foundation/College Hall of Fame 2014 Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Sunday.

President of the Southern Indiana chapter of the NFF said, Mattingly “was selected based on his excellence on the football field and in the classroom, as well as his leadership in school and in the community.”

The selection committee will also nominate one candidate from the eight award winners to be a finalist for national consideration in the NFF National High School Scholar-Athlete Award. The national committee will select five winners, one from each region of the country. Each of the five recipients will be honored in December during the NFF Chapter Awards Luncheon in New York City.

Earlier this school year, Mattingly was selected to the Indiana Football Coaches Association Region 10 All-Star team and was  named Academic All-State. He also was named a Commended Student by the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. He has signed a letter of intent to play football as a preferred walk-on at Indiana University.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports
LOCAL MAGAZINES
SPECIAL CONTENT
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
NTSPY Awards Ceremony


Photos from the 2014 NTSPY Awards Ceremony held June 26, 2014

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue