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East Young Achiever

| Sunday, June 2, 2002

Jessica Wagoner

  • Residence: Morningside

  • Age: 17

  • Family: Parents, Rosemarie and Bruce Wagoner, brother, Ray, 30; sister, Sara, 14

  • School: Shady Side Academy, Fox Chapel

  • Noteworthy: Wagoner recently won the Pittsburgh Penguins 2002 Bob Johnson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to high school seniors involved in their school's hockey program who demonstrate academic excellence as well as leadership, sportsmanship and a positive attitude. Wagoner was captain of the girls prep team at Shady Side and played center and defense. She will study biology at Hamilton College in New York this fall.

  • Quote: "It's an honor for me to win an award with Bob Johnson's name on it because he contributed so much to the game of hockey. He was a great person who really loved the sport, and, hopefully, I can play with as much passion as he had."

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