Jul 29, 2014

Baldwin H.S. Student Wins Positive Athlete Award

Hines Ward will honor junior George Kelly on Saturday.

Baldwin H.S. Student Wins Positive Athlete Award

A Baldwin High School student has been selected as western Pennsylvania's  "Most Positive High School Athlete" in boys cross country.

Junior George Kelly received the honor from  Positive Athlete, an organization created by former Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward.

Ward and other prominent leaders in the Pittsburgh area will present awards to Kelly and 26 other winners—boys and girls representing several high school sports—in a special ceremony at the Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum in Pittsburgh on Saturday, April 20.

Over 450 nominations for the Positive Athlete awards from over 100 high schools were received.

"This is the second year for the Positive High School Athlete Awards, and the stories of our nominees continue to amaze me," Ward said in a news release. "I was always credited with having a positive influence on my team during my days with the Steelers, but the stories I hear about kids like George really inspire me to be a better person."

Kelly will take photos with Ward and receive an autographed Positive Athlete Dedication T-shirt.


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