Award honors memory of James Caldwell High School student-athlete who died more 20 years ago.
Tuesday, January 15
The Caldwells Athletic Club and James Caldwell High School presented the 2012 Kevin Collis Award to Paul Theobald at the Jr. Chiefs annual A-Team Football and Cheerleading Dinner held on Jan. 4. Theobold is an eighth grader at Grover Cleveland Middle School in Caldwell and a young athlete, who according to the inscription on the award, “exemplifies a Junior Chief with Hard Work, Positive Attitude, Dedication to the Game and Service to His Friends and Community.” Collis was a senior student-athlete in James Caldwell High School’s Class of 1993. He was on his way home from a Jr. Chief’s football game in Fairfield when he was involved in a car accident. He succumbed to his injuries six weeks later. Paul was awarded the honor by his coaches, …
Award given to Jr. Chief in memory of James Caldwell High School student-athlete.
Friday, January 13, 2012
Each year, the Caldwells Athletic Club, along with James Caldwell High School, honors a player at the Jr. Chiefs A-Team Football & Cheerleading Dinner with the Kevin Collis Award. The 2011 award was presented to Matthew Maddaloni, an eighth grader at Grover Cleveland Middle School, at the dinner on Friday, Jan. 6. The inscription engraved on the plaque reads, “The Kevin Collis award presented to…an athlete who exemplifies a Junior Chief with Hard Work, Positive Attitude, Dedication to the Game and Service to His Friends and Community.” The award is given in memory of Kevin Collis, who a little over 19 years ago succumed to injuries sustained in a car accident. Kevin was on his way home from a Jr. Chiefs football game in Fairfield when the …