Alexandria, VA – A Fort Campbell High School student will be recognized as a finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence by a Pro Football Hall of Famer during a formal ceremony at the school April 3rd, 2018.
John “Jack” Cogbill, a sophomore, is one of 25 high school student-athlete finalists. Cogbill has served as the captain of the varsity soccer and was a member of the varsity wrestling team. He has made the Kentucky High School Athletic Academic All-State First Team.
In addition to his athletic accomplishments, Cogbill is a student council representative and participates in the Spanish and STEM clubs. He also was involved in University Interscholastic League (UIL) for math and theater arts.
He supports his community various projects with the Boy Scouts, being a robotic volunteer, and working with military family readiness groups.
Every U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence finalist will be honored in Canton during the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week in August. The celebration will start when the Award for Excellence finalists and their guests attend the Hall of Fame Game between the Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears on Thursday, August 2nd.
On Saturday, August 4th, the finalists will be hosted at a special luncheon at which the winner will be announced and awarded a $2,500 scholarship. Later that evening, all 25 finalists will attend the Enshrinement Ceremony for the Class of 2018 – Bobby Beathard, Robert Brazile, Brian Dawkins, Jerry Kramer, Ray Lewis, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens and Brian Urlacher.