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National High School Coaches Association announces Kevin Norstrem as

GTM Sportswear December Athlete of the Month


Easton, PA – January 21, 2012 - The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) and GTM Sportswear® are pleased to announced that senior wrestler Kevin Norstrem of Brandon High School in Brandon, Florida is the GTM Sportswear Athlete of the Month for December 2012. Norstrem was honored in front of the Brandon student body during a press conference on January 18, 2013.

Norstrem, a four-time Florida state wrestling champ, maintains a 5.39 GPA and will continue his wrestling at Virginia Tech on a scholarship.

Norstrem, who has wrestled on the varsity team since he was in 8th grade, went undefeated as a sophomore and junior amassing a record of 124-0. Entering his senior season, Norstrem was 228-3.

The 138-pounder, who has represented the United States in competitions in Austria and Bulgaria, credits his success to his coach Russ Cozart.

“The National High School Coaches Association is proud to recognize Kevin for his outstanding performances on the mat and also in the school and community as well,” said Bobby Ferraro, Jr., Executive Director of the National High School Coaches Association. “It’s truly an honor to recognize an athlete of this stature.”

"Kevin is an outstanding example of what a leader and student athlete should represent,” said Jana Thomas, multi-media advertising manager at GTM Sportswear. “We are honored to be able to present the GTM Sportswear Athlete of the Month Award to Kevin in response to his commitment and dedication to his sport, his team and his community.”

NHSCA and GTM Sportswear honor one deserving high school athlete each month from September 2012 through April 2013. NHSCA coaches nominate commendable athletes through the NHSCA website. Each month, six finalists are selected by the NHSCA and presented via ballot to a group of high school sports writers, high school coaches, NHSCA and GTM Sportswear representatives to choose the winner. Out of the eight recipients of the monthly award, one athlete is chosen as the GTM Sportswear Athlete of the Year in May 2013.



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