Stephen P. Zarlinski
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- December 15, 2023
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Steve Zarlinski attended Kulpmont High School and then graduated from Mount Carmel Area High School with the present jointure in 1965. During his high school years, Zarlinski lettered in football, basketball and baseball. He graduated with honors and was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Athletic Honor Society and upon graduation received a commendation from Governor William Scranton for his high school achievements.
Zarlinski attended Bucknell University on a full four-year scholarship. He started and lettered all three years on the varsity football team at the defensive tackle position under the coaching of Carroll Huntress. Steve was voted the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Game Award during each of his three years of competition. He was honored by the Lewisburg Touchdown Club and the Bucknell University Bison Club for his outstanding performance on the gridiron. Steve also excelled in academics and was on the Dean’s List the last three out of four semesters.
After graduation, he chose to return to Mount Carmel as a mathematics teacher and football coach under Joe “Jazz” Diminick. Zarlinski remained in that position until 1973, when he was appointed junior high principal in the same school district.
In 1972 he completed his Master’s of Education in Public School Administration and Principal’s Certification from Bucknell University.
In 1979 Steve received his Superintendent’s certification from Lehigh University. He was recently elected Superintendent of Schools with the Brockway Area School District in Pennsylvania.