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Toronto Catholic District School Board

Carr athlete accepts offer from Penn State
 
Obeng Marfo, a Grade 12 student and National shot put athlete at Father Henry Carr Catholic Secondary School has been offered a generous $280,000 scholarship from Penn State University in Pennsylvania.  She officially signed with the University on May 30th at her school.
 
After winning the 2013 Senior Girls' TDCAA, Metro and OFSAA shot put, Obeng went on to become the 2013 Canadian Youth Shot Put Champion.  She was selected to represent Canada in the 2013 World Youth Championships in Kiev, Ukraine. She finished 28th out of the best 96 competitors in the world. 
 
She returned to Langley, British Columbia to win the Gold Medal at the Canadian Championships.  Obeng has accepted a full four-year Athletic scholarship valued at $280,000 to Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania.  Obeng will study Human Kinetics & compete for the Nittany Lions beginning in September 2014.
 
Obeng was recently honoured by the Toronto Catholic District School Board at it’s annual Awards Night on May 5th.
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