Redbirds’ QB Eccles receives scholar-athlete-leader award

Allentown’s Sean Eccles was honored at the annual Delaware Valley Chapter of the College Hall of Fame Scholar-Leader-Athlete Awards Banquet.

In this event, a football player from each school in the area is recognized for his academic achievement, leadership and athleticism. Eccles was selected this year to represent Allentown.

Eccles was a four-year player who excelled in the classroom and on the field. He was the Redbirds’ quarterback and this year threw for more than 1,200 yards. He is an honor student who has a passion for math and science. He is also interested in music and enjoys playing the guitar.

At the awards banquet, Eccles also received a $2,500 second-place scholarship for his leadership and achievements.

The Allentown Pop Warner Organization sponsored Eccles and Allentown for the event.