FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
INAUGURAL HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLER OF THE MONTH NAMED BY
TAKEDOWN WRESTLING RADIO
Des Moines, IA- September 8, 2008- The first winner of a new monthly promotion was named Saturday when Marshall Peppelman of Harrisburg, PA was awarded the High School Wrestler of the Month title. The award is presented by TakeDown Radio and is made possible through the support of Resilite, W.I.N. Magazine, Brute adidas, intermat, and Sunflower Wrestling Supply. The winner was announced on the September 6 edition of TakeDown Radio.
Peppelman was selected from a field of applicants from throughout the country. The award is based on the wrestler's success on the mat, academic performance, and contributions to their community. Submissions were filed by wrestler's coaches and parents.
Peppelman is a junior at Central Dauphin High School and holds an 84-7 high school record. He is also a 2008 Pennsylvania Individual State Champion and helped Central Dauphin secure the State Dual Meet Championship. Additionally, he has won numerous tournaments including the Beast of the East, PowerAde, and Fargo Cadet.
Off the mat, Marshall is an Honor Roll member, takes several advanced courses, maintains an A grade average, and participates in outside SAT preparation courses. He received the Proclamation for Excellence Award from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and regularly contributes his time to charities along with volunteering as a wrestling camp counselor.
"We could not have written a better dossier if we were making it up" stated TDR founder and host Scott Casber. "Here is a remarkable person in terms way beyond wrestling. He comes from a family of wrestlers including other state champions, and from a strong wrestling state. We are absolutely thrilled" Casber concluded.
The High School Wrestler of the Month Award includes interviews on TakeDown Radio, intermat, and in W.I.N. Magazine. It also provides product awards from Resilite, Brute adidas, and Sunflower Wrestling Supply. In the event school restrictions prohibit personal product awards, they will be contributed to the team.
Applications for the High School Wrestler of the Month Award can be found in the print edition of W.I.N. Magazine and on the W.I.N. and intermat web sites. Submissions for October are due September 15 and must be mailed to the TakeDown Radio at 2822 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310.