Smyrna-Clayton Pop Warner: Scholastic Awards

Scholastic Awards

 Scholastic Awards: 

Below is an explanation of the scholastic awards given throughout our league. 


Justin L. Little Memorial Award 

Justin Little had participated in the Smyrna Clayton Pee Wee & Midget Divisions and made a lasting impression on all who knew him.  This award has been given out since 1994 in Justin's memory.  Each year one player is chosen by his coach for this special award because he showed effort, sportmanship and team enthusiasm both on and off the field.  

Past Winners:

2013  Marcus Vass
2012  Michael Baker & Jacob Wandless
2011   Ryan Price
2010   Eddie Kaiser
2009   Michael Vavala Jr & Anthony Vega 
2008   Devon Wilson
2007   Tyler Brereton
2006   Shannon Johnson
2005   Kenneth C. Leonard   
2004   James W. Ryan, III
2003   Lee Shahan
2002   David F. Kaczorowski, Jr
2001   Patrick T. Campbell
2000   David Ross
1999   Russell "Barney" Revel
1998   Jonathan Witcoski
1997   Nicholas M. Jacobs
1996   Kevil A. Fox
1995   Christopher J. Gillespie

Casey Lynch Leadership Award
The Henlopen Pop Warner Football League awards a Midget Football Player for the Casey Lynch Award. Casey was a 13-year old quarterback of the 1991 Delmar Midget "Wildcats," who died on the Delmar field while playing the Woodbridge "Blue Raiders" with 17 seconds left in a 6-6 tie game. Only 1 Midget player is chosen to receive this award each year in Casey's memory. Every football player in the Henlopen Pop Warner Football League is eligible for this award. Criteria for this award include outstanding leadership on the field, int he classroom and in the community, along with above average grades in all subjects and his respect for his parents, coaches, teachers, classmates, and fellow teammates.
Past Nominees:
2013 Jacob Blair
2012 Arthur Ashe
2011 Dylan Huff
2010 Ryan Price
2009 Jarren Wilson
2009 Wade Dumire
2006 David Hershberger 



All-American Award Winners

These individuals are students that are in 5th grade and above and maintained a GPA of 96 or higher from the previous year.


Carl Walls Award Winners

Pop Warner football and cheerleading is an international program operated for the benefit of youth participants. The program's philosophy has been "Academics and Athletics Go Hand-in-Hand." Academics are the only awards Pop Warner gives out, nationally and regionally, and at our Henlpen level.

The Henlopen League awards the "Carl Walls Award" to all participants who maintained a 93 average or better for the first marking period of the football and cheerleading season.  

Easter Region Scholar Athletes

Banquet is March 21, 2015 at 7pm in New Jersey

Shaun Atkinson

Matthew Bier

Bradley Evans

Wayne Knight

Alexis Bento

Aubrey Burleigh

Melanie Christensen

Lilian Griffiths

Milan King

Emilee Lewis

Savannah Scott

Ryan Wilbur

Gabe Giampietro

Zarek Kolakowski

Jake McCleary

Taylor Christensen

Savannah Holtz

Reagan Marr

Khushi Patel

Carmine Poppiti

Keira Anderson

Olivia Reynolds

Roman Kolakowski

Sarah Ward

Dominique Demoe