WHIZ KID: Austin Brown, 'Great Leader'
Hopatcong football player named student of the month for November.
Whiz Kid: Austin Brown
School: Hopatcong High School
Accomplishment: Named Student of the Month in November
Keys to Awesomeness: Brown, a senior, was named co-MVP for football alongside senior Feyi Olugbenga. Superintendent Dr. Charles Maranzano read the following at a recent Board of Education meeting: "Austin is a student who has tremendous character and is a great leader. [He's an] outstanding football player and was selected as first-team all conference and most valuable player this year." Click here for highlights from Brown's senior season.
Previous Whiz Kids: Alex Lekhtman; Caitlin Hartland; Stamatiki Clapsis; Melissa Mendez; Mike Martinek; Kelcey Brennan, Felicity Meyer; Grace Marchena; Melissa O'Hare; Jessica Alvarez; Cliff Lundin, Evyn Tarvydas and Steven Munoz; Chris Moore; Ali Elgazzar; Eldina Kucevic, Carly Wolff; Jake Winch; Joe Cruz; Paulette Morganti; Robert Calandriello; Ray Stiratt; Kelly Powers, 18; Alexis Mae Lerner, 15; Tim Sullivan, 18; Jon Parker, 16; Kelly Powers, 18; Alexis Mae Lerner, 15; Tim Sullivan, 18.
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