Tyler Toledo awarded the 2018 Michael J. Finnegan Scholarship
Coaches: 'He is the embodiment of this prestigious award'

Photo by William Dimmit Tyler Toledo received the Michael J. Finnegan Scholarship Award last month at the Monroe-Woodbury Parents' Football Club awards dinner. Pictured from left to right are: Steve Angel, Dave Colabella, Tony Cardone, Ryan Baldock, Tyler Toledo, Brett Van De Weert, Jordan Bari and James D’Alessio.

CENTRAL VALLEY — Senior Tyler Toledo was awarded the 2018 "Michael J. Finnegan" Scholarship Award at the Monroe-Woodbury Parents' Football Club Annual Awards Dinner, held at Falkirk Estate & Golf Club in Central Valley on Dec. 2.
Toledo received the $10,000 scholarship.
The scholar-athlete ranks in the top 10 percent of his graduating class, is a member of the National Honor Society, has a four-year cumulative grade point average of 96 percent and a cumulative score of 1260 on the Math and Critical Reading parts of the SAT Exam.
He was a three-year starter on the M-W defensive team and he was named to the New York State Section Nine First Team Defense.
He also was captain of the M-W Varsity Football Team and of the M-W Lacrosse Team.
He volunteered for the Breast Cancer Walk for three years; he participated in the St. Jude's Charity Basketball Game; he was a volunteer at the Special Olympics; and he volunteers as a youth mentor at his local church.
The M-W Football Team Coaching Staff described the young man this way:
"Tyler Toledo is the embodiment of this prestigious award. His competitive nature has driven him to excel both in the classroom and on the athletic field."
Toledo plans to study physical therapy at a college or university to be chosen in the near future.