Last evening the football players around Ashtabula County were honored for their 2017 accomplishments. Congratulations to Matt Lilja and Cory Herron for receiving scholarships.
First, senior Matt Lija received the inaugural John D. Buskirk Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was valued at $1000. Congratulations Matt.
Cory Herron received the William Phillips Memorial scholarship $500. Congratulations Cory!
To end the night, Mount Union Senior and former Warrior Standout Matthew Fitchet received the Golden Helmet Award for Ashtabula County Most Outstanding College Athlete. Pete Fitchet, Matt’s father, accepted the award on his behalf. Matt was unable to attend as he and his Purple Raiders Teammates are preparing for Mount Union’s Division III Semi-final Championship contest versus Wisconsin-Oshkosh.