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Dustin Vargo

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, 8:53 p.m.
 

Age: 17

Neighborhood: Munhall

School: Dustin is a senior at Steel Valley High School

Siblings: Hope Freuden, 13, Jessica Freuden, 12

Parent: Lori Freuden

Interests: Dustin is an honor student and competes on Steel Valley's cross-country team. A certified emergency medical technician, he works for the Jefferson Hills Area Ambulance Association and wants to become part of a LifeFlight medical crew.

Noteworthy: The United States Association of Blind Athletes awarded Dustin the High School All American Goalball Player for the second consecutive year.

His team, VIP Sports, won the national youth championship in goalball last weekend in St. Augustine, Fla.

The high school team is based out of Slippery Rock University.

Quote: “I think it's important because we all need to stay active and healthy. It would be a really important thing for everyone to participate in some kind of sport.”

Brian Bowling is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-325-4301 or bbowling@tribweb.com.

 

 

 
 


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