A Commack High School student has been named News12's Scholar Athlete of the Week.
Senior Paul Maline was awarded the title Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week beginning Sept. 24.
Maline is a four-year football and baseball player at Commack High School. He has been a member of the Cougars varsity baseball team since ninth-grade and made Academic All-League in 2012. This year, Maline was named captain of Cougars varsity football team after making All-County Football team in 2011.
The senior athlete is also one of Commack's International Baccalaureate diploma candidates for graduation in 2013.
As Scholar Athlete of the Week, Maline will receive a $1,000 scholarship check from News12 payable to the college he selects to attend next year.