SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Sports Special

April 1, 2014

2014 Salem News Student Athlete Award profile: Andrew Gallione, North Shore Tech

(Continued)

“He sets a great example for his teammates by his work ethic and academic record,” Worth said. “He was always the first on the practice field and the last one to leave.”

Gallione has volunteered in his hometown at the BevCam community TV station and has also served as caretaker for a local World War II veteran for the past five years. He received the Tech’s John & Abigail Adams Scholarship, as well.

“Andrew is an exceptional human being with a kind and caring heart,” Worth said.

 

 

 

Hometown: Beverly

Age: 17

College you will be attending: Wentworth Institute of Technology

What is your favorite book?: “The Big Short” by Michael Lewis

What is your favorite movie?: “Friday Night Lights”

Who is your favorite singer or musical group?: Blake Shelton

What is your favorite website?: Twitter

What are your favorite classes in school?: Calculus and Trigonometry

What athletic feat are you most proud of and why?: “Our 2013 playoff football game against Dorchester. We were down 24-0 at the end of the first half. During halftime, nothing was said. We knew what needed to be done. We fought back to win 26-24. It took a team effort with the defense playing as one unit swarming to the ball and the offense shining. The game showed the perseverance, toughness and confidence that North Shore Tech football is all about. This is the game I will still talk about in 50 years.”

Who has had the biggest influence on your life and why?: “My football coach, Paul Worth. He finds a way to get his players and students to reach beyond the point they feel is their absolute maximum. He coached us to have character, sportsmanship, trust and leadership. These are qualities I will take with me throughout life and pass on to others.”

Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?: “As a licensed electrician in Massachusetts. I have worked hard in high school in the electrical field, and obtaining my license is a long-term goal of mine. I will be pursuing a new long-term goal of earning a degree in electromechanical engineering. I see myself working hard as an engineer and, hopefully, leading to owning and operating an engineering firm that specializes in mechanical and electrical engineering.”

 

 

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Student-Athlete 2014
Sports
Local News
  • Fight brewing over Salem State garage

    SALEM -- Salem State's plans for a new parking garage are encountering resistance from people who live near the proposed site and say the structure will shrink nearby property values, create traffic problems and have other detrimental effects. Opposi

    August 21, 2014 3 Stories

  • bozo Last laugh BEVERLY -- When it comes to famous clients, it's tough to top Oprah. But to baby boomers of a certain age, Bozo the Clown might qualify as a pretty good second act. Kaminski Auctions, the Beverly company that sold off Oprah Winfrey items last year, i

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140813_SN_DLE_COPAA1 ‘Limbitless possibilities’: Amputees find solace with new support group

    Those in a new support group for amputees say overcoming the emotional trauma of losing a limb can be tougher to overcome than the physical battle of healing and learning to use a prosthetic. "When you lose a limb, you go through physical changes, bu

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margo Danvers cyclist conquers Mount Washington in honor of biking friends killed by motorist

    DANVERS -- Margo Heigh of Danvers braved the cold, wind and steep grades to ride up Mt. Washington on her bike in Saturday's 42nd annual Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb. She did so to honor the memory of two cycling friends killed last y

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Extended day at Collins to offer variety of enrichment classes SALEM -- This school year, students at Collins Middle School will be able to end their day studying robotics, karate, journalism, music, flag football or any of the other 32 enrichment courses that have been added to the curriculum. A block of time e

    August 21, 2014