Local athletes earn scholarly honor


Erin Broadrick, right, and Naugatuck football coach Rob Plasky. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED
Student-athletes Erich Broadrick from Naugatuck High School and Jacob Pinho from Woodland Regional High School were among 30 high school and prep school athletes to be named a scholar athlete by the New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

Athletes are chosen for the award based on their scholarship excellence and citizenship. Broadrick and Pinho will be honored during an April 8 dinner in North Haven.

Jacob Pinho, second from the left, with his parents Jane and George to his left and coach Tim Shea. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED