Fond du Lac senior Jack Nejedlo was named the winner of the 11th annual Al Welling Memorial Scholarship, it was announced Saturday at the Senior Class Tournament in Waupun.
Nejedlo tallied 53 points this season on 28 goals and 25 assists. In 87 career games, the Cardinal forward scored 179 points (80g-99a).
The Al Welling Memorial Award is named for Madison area referee Al Welling, who passed away in 2004.
The Al Welling Memorial Scholarship fund was developed to carry on Al's legacy. The annual scholarship fund is awarded to a WIAA hockey playing HS Senior who best displays on and off the ice a commitment to giving back to his/her community.
In photo, from left: John Nejedlo, Margaret Nejedlo, Jack Nejedlo, Denny Welling, Katherine Nejedlo.
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