Massey, Begin Win Gaziano
Kurt Massey of John Bapst and Bobby Begin of Thornton Academy are the 2012 Frank Gaziano award winners.
Massey won the defensive lineman award and Begin the offensive lineman award, each come with a $5,000 scholarship and the Gaziano trophy.
Greg Duff of Bangor and Zachary Kendall of Mt. Blue are the runners-up on defense, while Jack Lucy of Orono and Andy Martell of Bonny Eagle are the offensive runners-up. All four receive $1,000 dollar scholarships.
The scholarship and awards program for Maine high school football linemen was created in 2010 in memory of Frank J. Gaziano, founder of National Distributors, and a former college All-American and professional football player with a lifelong passion for local sports. The awards are presented to players who epitomize the character, leadership, and perseverance of Gaziano.