FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – June 22, 2020 – Cook County High School’s Adam Dorr has been named a Scholar Athlete by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation. This annual award honors Minnesota high school football players for their outstanding athletic, academic and community service accomplishments. Dorr, a Grand Marais, Minn. native, is one of nine scholar-athletes who will be recognized during a July television broadcast.
Dorr was the Cook County Vikings’ senior captain and earned First Team All-District honors. He played quarterback, strong safety and handled the team’s place-kicking and punting duties. Dorr also holds the school’s single-season records for passing attempts and completions.
“Adam is one of the hardest working student-athletes that I have worked with in my 30 years of coaching,” said Cook County High School head football coach Mike Prom. “He will graduate from Cook County as one of the most academically honored players in the history of the school.”
In the classroom, Dorr posted a 4.098 GPA and was named a National Merit Scholar semifinalist. He also earned Academic All-State honors from the Minnesota Football Coaches Association (MFCA). During his high school career, Dorr made a difference in his city by posting more than 1,000 total community service hours. He actively volunteered at his church, coached youth sports teams and assisted many local organizations. Dorr lives more than 260 miles from Minneapolis and is the northernmost recipient of this award.
Minnesota Football Honors is hosting a show to honor this year’s high school, college and Minnesota Vikings award winners. The broadcast is set to air in July. Special guests, including Vikings players, are scheduled to make appearances. An official broadcast date will be announced soon on www.minnesotafootballhonors.com.
About the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation:
The Minnesota Chapter of The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to promote amateur football’s ability to develop leadership, sportsmanship, competitive spirit and academic excellence in Minnesota’s young people. The Minnesota 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, or Facebook (@MNFootballHonors) and Twitter (@NFFMN).
Todd Fultz, President
MN Chapter of The National Football Foundation
Daniel House, Director of Media Relations and Content
MN Chapter of the National Football Foundation