Champions On & Off The Field

We are very proud of our 2017 state championship and our 3 state championship game appearances in the past 5 years.  We are equally proud of our Gatorade player of the year and USA Today Offensive and Defensive players of the year, but what we are most proud of is something very few people know.2019-05-09 Cady Award

On Sunday, May 5 the Vermont Chapter of the National Football Foundation hosted its annual scholar-athlete banquet.  The foundation provides 6 scholarships to the top student-athletes in the state every year.  They also provide scholarships to the most courageous athlete and the recipient of the Community Service Award.  In the past 3 years, St Johnsbury Academy Hilltoppers have captured 5 of those scholarships.

We have had one of the top scholar-athletes in each of the past 3 years (2016-Collin Urie, 2017-Jasper Rankin, 2018-Renwick Smith).  In 2016, Shane Alercio captured the Most Courageous Athlete scholarship for battling a rare vestibular disease called Dandy’s Syndrome that negatively impacts balance and ocular tracking.  This weekend, Jake Cady took home the Community Service Award for his efforts in creating a non-profit called Team Sullycat which has raised over $40,000 to help support families battling cancer.

Our players are champions on the field, in the classroom, in the community, and in life.

Coach Rich Alercio is available to discuss coaching philosophy, X’s & O’s, or teach his O-Line “techniques in the trenches.” Contact Coach at richalercio@gmail.com and share http://www.olineskills.com with your colleagues and friends.

Thanks for your time!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s