MINNEAPOLIS, MN - April 1, 2019 - Fisher Marberg of Spectrum High School has been named a Scholar Athlete by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation. He and the other honorees will be recognized at the 12th Annual Minnesota Football Honors on Saturday, April 27 at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Marberg has played varsity football for the Sting since eighth grade, helping his team advance to the second round of playoffs in each of the past four seasons. He piled up 68 touchdowns and one of the best rushing totals in Minnesota high school history with 5,873 career yards. Marberg also completed 35 of 70 career passing attempts for 598 yards and 12 touchdowns, and led the team in tackles as a linebacker. Marberg also played basketball and high-level club soccer throughout high school.
Academically Marberg ranks third in his class. He has earned honor roll recognition every semester and an academic letter every year. Marberg is a member of National Honor Society. He plans to study chemistry in college on the way to a graduate degree in chemical engineering.
Marberg has been involved in the community during his prep career. He was a regular volunteer at an elementary school for several years, coached youth football teams and camps, was a volunteer beekeeper as a junior, and has participated in efforts such as the Polar Plunge, Salvation Army bell ringing, blood drives and more.
The Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation will host the 12th Annual Minnesota Football Honors on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The event is presented by the Minnesota Vikings and is the largest football awards event in Minnesota. Doors open at 2 p.m. for the 4 p.m. event. The event is open to the public. For additional information about this year’s Minnesota Football Honors and to purchase tickets, please visit www.minnesotafootballhonors.com. For sponsorship information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation:
The Minnesota Chapter of The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and develop the power of amateur football in developing the qualities of leadership, sportsmanship, competitive spirit and academic excellence in Minnesota’s young people. The MN Chapter recognizes legendary football icons, college football Hall of Famers and Minnesota’s top high school and college football scholar athletes. For more information, visit www.nffmn.org, Facebook or Twitter.
Sean Gothier, Executive Director
MN Chapter of The National Football Foundation
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