Congratulations to both Coach Mike Junko and Ethan Dahlem! Ethan was named as a finalist for for the Willie Thrower Award. The Willie Thrower award goes the top quarterback in the WPIAL/City League for the 2020 football season. The voting was done by a panel of 68 coaches and media members.
A formal, framed invitation letter was presented to Ethan by Korry Greene a member of the committee with all the details and RSVP information. Mr. Thrower, a New Kensington native, was the NFL’s first Black quarterback in 1953. There will be a luncheon on Saturday, April 10 at the Northern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center in New Kensington. The center is located beside the Valley High School football stadium.
All 5 quarterbacks will be invited to the luncheon and the winner will be announced. At the program’s conclusion, the winner will be announced and that athlete will take home a replica of the Thrower statue.
Again, congratulations Ethan!! We are so proud of you!