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- December 15, 2023
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MALE SCHOLAR ATHLETE
Ed Diminick-son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Diminick, 335 W. avenue, Mount Carmel was an outstanding student-athlete at Mount Carmel Area High School. Academically, he ranked 5th in his class, belonged to the National Honor Society, was president of the National Athletic Honor Society, member of the Spanish Club, participated in the Youth In action Club and belonged to the Letterman Club. He was selected Rotary Student of the Month for October. He was chosen as Mount Carmel Area High Schools Student Athlete.
Athletically- Football: was a 3 year letterman. In 1978 and 1979 was selected 1st team All-anthracite defensive back and An Honorable mention defensive back. He was chosen and played in the MS all-star game and was selected to play in the UNICO all-star game but did not play due to an injury. In the Shamokin game was voted the Mike Terry Award and later received the Bobby Pizzoli Award.
In Wrestling: was co-captain and a 3 year letterman. His career record was 41-21-2. He was District 4 runner-up 2 years in a row and received the Chef’s Award and was selected the outstanding wrestler on the team.
In Baseball he was co-captain and a 3 year letterman and received the Cheddar Award.
In Track he lettered as a freshman in the log jump with a jump over 18’. Ed was recruited by Head Coach Walt Nadzak for University of Connecticut where he will play free safety. He will study pharmacy and hopefully go on to sports medicine.