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Kamnikar Award Winners

On June 14, 1960, John Kamnikar was killed in a car accident.  The accident occurred two months before John's senior year at Johnstown High School.  John was the quarterback for the Trojan football team and he was in the top ten of his class.  To honor his memory, the football coaches decided to present an annual award to a senior athlete with the highest academic standing.  (Source:  Various editions of The Spectator)

UPDATE: Special thanks to Mike Kamnikar, who provided me with photos of the updated plaque with all the names of the winners.   I am very pleased this list is finally complete!
 
Below is a listing of past winners:
 

2018:  Kate Csehoski
2017:  Tavis Price
2016:  Jeremy Updyke
2015:  Jonah Strensky
2014:  Tara Bicko
2013:  Kendra Slis
2012:  Alex Merriman
2011:  Deanna Boerstler
2010:  Alisha Boerstler
2009:  Lindsay Lovrich
2008:  Anna Svirsko
2007:  Emma Kowie
2006:  Kurt Hoffman
2005:  Aaron Altemus
2004:  Ashley Bonnono
2003:  Paul Pentz
2002:  Krista Golish
2001:  Becky Wagner
2000:  Carrie Anderson
1999:  Dave Gallucci
1998:  Carrie E. Beal
1997:  Randy Litzinger
1996:  Paul Kessel
1995:  Kevin Kasper
1994:  Shawn Conrad
1993:  Melanie Jones
1992:  Kerry Kasper
1991:  Wendy Reininger
1990:  Scott Mack
1989:  Douglas Miller
1988:  Patrick Stewart
1987:  John Rok 
1986:  Sandy Adkins
1985:  Dana Singer
1984:  Mike Rok
1983:  Susanna Gjurich
1982:  Brenda Jasper
1981:  Stephanie A. Bergman
1980:  Michele Troutman
1979:  Kathy Gelles
1978:  Robert Grasso
1977:  Sheri Mahon
1976:  Mike Zupan
1975:  Sue Hemminger
1974:  Jim Grasso
1973:  Tom McGough
1972:  Gerald Klim
1971:  Jack Balencic
1970:  Brad Clemenson
1969:  John Burgo
1968:  Ed Stetz
1967:  Bruce Hrivnak
1966:  Jack Tomb
1965:  Dan Wright 
1964:  James Jakubchak
1963:  Jack Wood
1962:  Robert McCready
1961:  John Fabina
 

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