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Armstrong Student Wins Mercury Club Memorial Award

Senior Michael Greenberg received the award for being an outstanding scholar and athlete.

senior Michael Greenberg has been named the male winner of the Mercury Club’s Hy Truman/Donald Goldberg Memorial Award.

This award is given to the outstanding high school female and male senior Jewish scholar/athletes in the greater Minneapolis area. The award is believed to be the longest running Jewish club award in the United States. Greenberg is the 76th male winner.

Michael won nine varsity letters at Armstrong, six in golf and three in hockey. He was a captain in both sports. For the past two years, Greenberg was an All-Conference goalie, playing in every game, including an upset 2-1 victory over Eden Prairie in the playoffs, where he stopped 49 of 50 shots. In golf, Greenberg played on varsity for six years, and was the number one player from eighth grade on. In 2011, he played in the Minnesota State High School Tournament and qualified for the 2011 Men’s State Amateur Golf Tournament.   He was an All-state golfer in 2010 and an All-Conference golfer for each of the six years he played.

Michael volunteers at Feed My Starving Children, S.T.E.P Food Shelf and is a member of the PACER Center Youth Advisory Board/Teens Against Bullying. He will be attending college on a golf scholarship at Minnesota State University Mankato.  He will be honored at the Mercury Club banquet in August at the Medina Golf and Country Club.

(Information provided by a Robbinsdale Area Schools press release.)

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