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Jack Carney named assistant coach of the year


December 24, 2020

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

The Carney family, at an award ceremony for Jack Carney (left to right): Jack, Mariah, Clara, Isla, Stephanie, Jackson, and Liana.

By Caleb Vierkant

Sentinel writer

Family, friends, students, and coworkers gathered online and in the WHS gym last Thursday, Dec. 17, to surprise teacher Jack Carney. Carney was named "Assistant Wrestling Coach of the Year" for the 2019-2020 school year. This award came down from the National Wrestling Coaches Association.

Activities Director Trisa Rooney said, in an email, that this award is normally presented during the state championship in Anchorage. However, as wrestling season had not yet started they decided to present the award at Wrangell High School.

When Carney was brought into...

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