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- December 14, 2023
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MALE SCHOLAR ATHLETE
Robert Zavarick is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Zavarick, Locust Gap, Pennsylvania. He is a 1978 graduate of Mount Carmel Area High School and is presently a freshman at the University of Maryland.
In addition to graduating in the upper fifth of his class, Bob was recognized as being one of the finest all-around athletes in the history of the school. As captain of the football team, Bob holds 48 individual records at MCA. He scored 54 TD’s during his three year varsity career, averaging about 32.3 yards/TD. His total of 362 points ranks second on the all-time list. Robert gained a total of 4,571 yards, averaging 9.7 yards every time he touched the football. His 21 career interceptions are recognized as a regional record. In addition, he is the only player in school history to score every possible way. Bob was honored as a first team defensive back on the 1978 Associated Press All-State team in addition to being named to the Pennsylvania Big 33. Bob was also named to the All-East Central Regional team, eagle All-Anthracite team, Patriot All-Anthracite team, News-Item Southern Division team, Susquehanna Valley Conference team, M-S All-Star team, Unico
All-Star team, won the Mike Terry Award and Len Eshmont Award, and became the second player to have his jersey permanently retired(#23).