Gabriel Montague, a football player on the Knightdale Pop Warner Dragons’ Junior Midgets team was, recently selected as a 2012-13 Mid-South Region First Team All-American Scholar.
Montague joined 35 other eighth-graders earning the regional honors and was recognized with other scholars at the ninth-annual Mid-South Region Scholars Tribute, held at the Raleigh Convention Center in March.
On the national level, Montague was selected as a 2012-13 Second Team All-American Scholar – ranking him in the top 2 percent of approximately 400,000 children that participate in the Pop Warner Little Scholars’ spirit and football programs nationwide.
Montague has been invited to the 53rd All-American Weekend event, which will be held in Boston on May 25.
From staff reports