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Alumni News
03
Feb

Tickets Available for 24th Annual Fox Chapel Area Schools Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

Reserve your tickets now for the 24th Annual Fox Chapel Area Schools Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, set for June 6, 2020, at the Harmar House, 1321 Freeport Road in Cheswick. The reservation form is available here. If you’re interested in purchasing a congratulations message for the banquet program, more information can be found here.
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26
Dec

FC Alum Quintin Wirginis still working for NFL chance

Brian Batko, December 26, 2019, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Now that college football’s postseason has been set and the NFL playoffs near, former Pitt middle linebacker Quintin Wirginis finds himself in some sort of no man’s land. Between a rock and a hard place, the rock being a collegiate tenure without a proper ending, the hard place...
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13
Nov

Coach Passes on Passion for Helping Others

There are only a couple of things that rival John Alerich’s love for football ­– his family and his passion for helping individuals with special needs. A 15-year assistant with the Fox Chapel Area football program, Coach Alerich’s players say he is tough, with high expectations both on the field and in the weight room,...
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13
Aug

Chance Meeting Reveals Bizarre Parallels

Some occurrences are so surreal that it’s mind-boggling to believe they are really true. Such was the case at a chance meeting at a local gym in Encinitas, California, more than 2,000 miles away from the Fox Chapel area. There, amid rigorous morning workouts, Nigel Paxton and Andrew Gottlieb had a happenstance encounter and discovered...
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19
Jul

Alum David Papich Working Within the Lines

When David Papich (second from right in photo) was a student at Fox Chapel Area High School, the former football and track scholar-athlete was known as quiet, highly-disciplined, and very methodical in his approach, whether it was on the field or off. Things haven’t changed much in that respect, other than Dave is a lot...
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