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Steven Mocco of New Jersey named a regional winner of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award



Steven Mocco of North Bergen, New Jersey --- champion athlete, gifted scholar and worthy citizen - is one of the 2001 regional winners of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award given by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. This award is presented annually to five regional winners and is based equally on outstanding wrestling achievement, scholastic achievement and citizenship. One national winner will be selected from these five regions. Steven will attend the National Wrestling Hall of Fame honors banquet in Stillwater, Oklahoma, on June 2, where the national winner will be announced. Steven Mocco of Blair Academy will graduate with a 3.8 GPA and is a member of the Honor Roll. He was awarded the Stephen Curry Prize from Blair Academy for academic and social excellence. Mocco's wrestling career record is 216-1 with 187 pins. He is a four-time State and National Prep Heavyweight Wrestling Champion. He is a two-time Junior National Freestyle Champion and a Cadet National Freestyle Champion. He won the NHSCA National High School Championships and received the Most Outstanding Wrestler Award. Among his many wrestling awards and honors are the National High School Coaches Association Wrestler of the Year Award and the Dan Hodge Award for High School Wrestler of the Year. Mocco has been active in his community volunteering 20 hours a week during his summer vacation working with senior citizens at Hamilton Park Health Care Center. He visits youth recreation wrestling programs to speak to young wrestlers about good health, study habits and wrestling techniques. He is also active at Rev. Wilcolm's Community Church of God. Steven Mocco will attend the University of Iowa next fall. There are a total of five regional winners for the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award. TheMat.com will announce a new winner each day this week. The national winner of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award will be presented during the Hall of Fame's Honors Weekend in Stillwater, Okla. June 1-2.
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