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Mac Duda

Thomas Jefferson High School, 12
Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

Patricia Duda
Donald Duda

Academic Achievement

KDKA TV Scholar-Athlete Extra Effort Award, Award Winner – 1 Year
National Honor Society, Secretary – 1 Year
Academic High Honors, 4.19 GPA – 4 Years
WesternPAFootball.net, All-Academic Gold Team – 2 Years
Perfect School Attendance Since Kindergarten, 13 Years – 4 Years

Extracurricular Activities

Thomas Jefferson High School PIAA State Champion Varsity Football Team, Co-Captain – 2 Years – 4 Years
All Conference Football Honors – Offensive Tackle, 1st Team – 2 Years
Big Jag Little Cub • Correspond with elementary school students in the school district to create a network for young students to connect with high school mentors, Member – 2 Years
Thomas Jefferson High School Senior Ambassador • Host high school guests and perform tasks at the high school, Student Ambassador – 1 Year

Community Involvement

Camp For the Stars • Mentor and coach male athletes with Down Syndrome who love football, enabling each player to learn the fundamentals that place them in the middle of the action, resulting in an authentic football experience, Coach/Mentor – 3 Years
JDRF Bag of Hope®• Provide motivation, inspiration and emotional support to groups of children newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh by sharing my T1D journey and personal success story to demonstrate that effectively managing the disease enables those afflicted to not only survive, but to thrive, Motivational Speaker – 2 Years
JDRF• Visit retail partners during fundraising drive to meet with employees, share his T1D story, and thank both employees and customers for their support and donations, Ambassador – 1 Year
JDRF• Make a difference by coordinating mailings, performing data entry and other administrative duties to help achieve the ultimate goal of turning TYPE ONE into TYPE NONE, Office Assistant – 2 Years
Jefferson Hills Summer Reading Camp • Read to summer campers with a group of Varsity Football volunteers, Volunteer Reader – 1 Year

Plans

After receiving offers to play Division I football at all eight Ivy League schools, my future plans are to continue my academic and football career at Princeton University in the fall of 2020.