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Alumni News
14
Jul

Arnold Vento Chosen as Positive Male Multisport Athlete award winner

When recent graduate Arnold Vento found out he was selected as the Western Pennsylvania Positive Male Multisport Athlete winner for 2019-2020, he could not have been more surprised. But it is a well-deserved honor for the rising Penn State freshman who hopes to become an aerospace engineer. When reviewing all of the nominations, the Positive...
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23
Jun

Fox Chapel Golfer Gearing Up for New Level of Competition

By: Greg Macafee |Monday, June 22, 2020 | TRIB-LIVE Fox Chapel’s Scott Bitar was one of the top golfers in the WPIAL last season. Now, he’s looking forward to seeing how he stacks up against a different level of competition. Before he heads to Miami (Ohio) to play Division I golf in the fall, Bitar...
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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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