NFFF Scholarships

Senator Paul Sarbanes Scholarship

Scholarship Recipient

Patrick McSweeney

Major: Sports Management
Academic Scholarship Years:
Son of

Patrick plans to earn a degree in Sports Management then work as an Athletic Trainer. He continues to grow in his learning, his character, and in his depth of understanding. Patrick’s positive disposition is reflected in his way of operating. Able to work in group situations under strict deadlines, He manages his time and recognizes the importance of a strong work ethic, persistence, and integrity.

As he did in high school, Patrick continues to excel in football at the collegiate level. As a scholarship recipient, he has not had to seek out additional employment which allows him time to volunteer in the local community at school. He volunteers at the Rock Steady Boxing gym where, every Saturday, he works with elderly Parkinson’s patients by playing games with them and keeping them active.

Patrick can be described as “consistent, dedicated, passionate, enthusiastic, and cheerful. He is a pleasure to work with and he has creative energies.” Patrick is considered by his educators and peers as a friendly, sympathetic, caring, respectful young man that will succeed in his endeavors.

Patrick’s previous scholarships were made possible with support from the
Motorola Solutions Foundation and the National Association of State Fire Marshals.

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