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Ruddy Earns Academic All State Football Honor

By Staff | Mar 4, 2010

A member of the 2009 Emmetsburg E’Hawk football team was recently named to the Iowa Football Coaches Association’s Academic All State Football Team.

John Ruddy, the son of Doug and Colleen Ruddy of Emmetsburg, was accorded the honors following his nomination by Emmetsburg Head Football Coach Mike Dunlap.

In order to be considered for selection to the IFCA Academic All State Team, student athletes must be a senior and starting member of the school’s football team. The student athlete must have and maintain a cumulative 3.7 or higher grade point average at the end of the junior year in high school.

Also, the student athlete must be involved in other extra-curricular activities in high school.