Norman Carney

(Class of 1948)

Norman Carney played on the Varsity for all four years at Tech. He was a 3-year starter at Center. In 1947, his Senior year, he was named as Team Co-Captain, and helped to bring the team to an undefeated season winning the City Championship. He was also selected to the Brooklyn Eagles 1st Team All Stars. After Graduating Tech Norman attended the Admiral Farragut Naval Academy Prep where he again excelled in football. He returned to Tech in 1950 as an assistant coach. Normans’ greatest accomplishment occurred off the field, in 1968 he along with other football alumni and Coach Cirillo created the AJC Scholarship Foundation. With humbled beginnings, the first recipient received a $100.00 award.  The AJC Scholarship Foundation has evolved into what is now a $40,000.00 yearly award to a Tech Football Senior. Norman Carney passed away on October 28, 1996 in Florida.