- Post by: mcalibrary
- December 15, 2023
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Mark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Janaskie, Shamokin was chosen as a 1981 Scholar Athlete by the Ed Romance Lower Anthracite Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.
A graduate of Shamokin Area High School, the scholar athlete was a four-year starter in basketball, being co-captain in his junior and senior years. He was selected to Keystone Big 9 first team in 1980-81, SVC first team in 1979-80, several region All-Star Teams and received honorable mention on the 1980 and 1981 All-State Teams.
As a three year starter on the football team, he received honorable mention on the All-State Team. In school, he was a member of the National Honor Society in junior and senior years, was a 3-year member of the Student Council, was a homeroom Representative in 10th and 12th grades, president of the Chemistry Club in his senior year, and a member of Youth Education Association.
Mark is enrolled at Bucknell University majoring in Biology.