Farmingdale Football Team Celebrates Successful Season
Farmingdale High School Varsity Football Team Awards Players
Farmingdale High School’s Varsity Football Team recently celebrated an outstanding season and honored players during the Nassau County Football Coaches Association’s annual awards banquet. The team was undefeated in the regular season and appeared in the Nassau County Championship game, finishing with a 10-1 record. The entire team was recognized for achieving Scholar-Athlete status from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). The NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete Program recognizes varsity teams that have a total Grade Point Average (GPA) of 90.00 or above for 75 percent of the team’s roster. This prestigious award recognizes the District’s commitment to nurturing students’ growth as conscientious citizens, scholars and athletes.
Individual players Jordan McLume, Anthony Burriesci and Justin Petzold received special attention for their contributions to the team. Jordan McLume received the Thorp Award from the Nassau County Football Coaches Association, which recognizes the most outstanding player in the county. McLume also received the Most Valuable Player award. Anthony Burriesci was awarded Farmingdale High School’s Coach’s Award and Justin Petzold was recognized as the Most Improved Player.