McNeill honors Saquon Barkley in State House

HARRISBURG, May 12 – State Rep. Daniel McNeill, D-Lehigh, yesterday honored Whitehall High School football star Saquon Barkley on the floor of the state House of Representatives.

McNeill presented Barkley with a citation for his outstanding athletic achievements on the gridiron for Whitehall.

“It was my privilege to honor Saquon Barkley for his continuing commitment to excellence,” McNeill said. “He has truly become an invaluable member of his school, his community and this commonwealth.”

Barkley won the 2014 Mr. Pennsylvania Football award, the 2015 Sammy Balliet Memorial Best of the Best award, and was recently inducted into the Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame.

He received a full scholarship and will continue his football career at Penn State.

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