Ohlendorf recognized by ‘Hall of Fame’


Clay Ohlendorf, a Lockhart High School senior, received the 2005 Scholar-Athlete Award on Monday, May 16, at the 13th Annual Awards Dinner for the Greater Austin Chapter from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc.
Earning all-District honors as an offensive lineman his junior year for the Lions” football program, Ohlendorf went on to garner all

-District honors as an offensive lineman and defensive end his senior year.
He was named academic all-District his sophomore, junior, and senior years. He has been on the A-B Honor Roll all four years, a member of the Key Club, is vice-president of the Student Council this year and was parliamentarian as a junior.
Ohlendorf has a 3.4 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and ranks nineteenth in a class of 251. He participated in the Kiwanis Flag Program the past six years, is involved in Meals on Wheels, a Little League umpire, a sponsor for Drug Fee Week, and a member of Boys State. Ohlendorf plans to attend Texas A&M University and major in Business.
At the awards dinner, Juan Alvarez, owner of Lockhart”s Sonic and Henry”s Restaurant, sponsored Ohlendorf”s table.
Founded in 1947, the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is dedicated to mobilizing the constructive forces of amateur football, at all levels, for the benefit of society as a whole.
To preserve and encourage these values in our nation”s youth, The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame helps bring together all of the organized groups that play, coach, administer, support and report amateur football. It seeks to establish the true concept of the game as an amateur sport, and to gain recognition of the important role it plays in the preservation and advancement of our way of life.
Past recipients of the award from Lockhart High School for the last five years include Johnny O”Balle in 2004, Matthew Owens in 2003, Brandon Davis in 2002, Anthony Alfier in 2001, and Chris Jennings in 2000.


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