Northport Senior Selected as News 12 Scholar-Athlete

Northport Senior Selected as News 12 Scholar-Athlete photo

High School senior and varsity football captain Sam Gozelski was selected as a News 12 Scholar-Athlete this December. This award is presented to outstanding high school seniors who excel in athletics, academics, leadership and community service. Along with receiving a $1,000 scholarship check, Gozelski will be featured in the News 12 Long Island segment airing throughout the day on Jan.2, as well as on news12.com.

At the end of the season, Gozelski will be among 30 prestigious student-athletes that are selected for this honor. The students chosen for this award include all public and Catholic schools in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Sam Gozelski is a gifted student-athlete. He achieved over a 1500 on his SAT’s, is being heavily recruited by Carnegie Mellon and MIT, and led the varsity football team to a Big IV Championship last fall. Additionally, he has earned All-County honors, along with being selected for Newsday’s 2nd All-Long Island Football Team. Gozelski was also honored as Suffolk’s Top Scholar Athlete at the Suffolk County Football Awards Dinner, receiving the James LaBue Award.

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