Andrew Steckel Receives Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame Award from McDaniel College

Andrew Steckel of Lancaster, Pa., received a bachelor's degree in 1992 and master's degree in 1994 from Western Maryland (now McDaniel) College

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WESTMINSTER, MD (11/07/2012)(readMedia)-- Andrew Steckel of Lancaster, Pa., has received the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame award from McDaniel College. He received a bachelor's degree in 1992 and master's degree in 1994 from Western Maryland (now McDaniel) College.

Presented annually during McDaniel's Homecoming, the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame award is presented to a graduate and former athlete who has performed outstandingly as an undergraduate athlete and who has contributed to society since leaving the college.

A graduate of Conestoga Valley High School in Lancaster, Pa., Andrew Steckel served as wide receiver and team captain on the Green Terror football team. He was named the most valuable offensive player in 1990 and set the conference single-season record for yards per catch in 1991. He is listed in the college's football records for total points scored, pass reception yards, and pass reception touchdowns. He was selected to the All Centennial Conference First Team in both 1990 and 1991, received an All American Honorable Mention in 1991 and was named "Sports Illustrated Small College Player of the Week" in 1990.

Academically, Steckel made Dean's List all four years at the college and was named to the GTE Academic All-America District II and Academic All-Conference First Team. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa. While enrolled in the Human Services Management graduate program at the college, he worked as a residential counselor at Target Community & Educational Services, Inc.

He has been involved in various community service activities, including serving on the Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities and Maryland Mass Transit Consumer Advisory Committee. He currently works as a district manager for Arch Care Consultants, a private vocational rehabilitation company, and resides in Westminster, Md.

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McDaniel College, recognized nationally among "40 Colleges that Change Lives" and U.S. News top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs. Its hallmark faculty-student collaborations in research, teaching and mentoring plus hundreds of leadership and service opportunities enrich a lively learning experience that is rooted in a personalized interdisciplinary and global curriculum. Innovative January courses take students to points all over the world while McDaniel's degree-granting European campus offers a unique opportunity for international study at the only American university in Budapest, Hungary. A diverse and close-knit community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,560 part-time graduate students, McDaniel also boasts a spectacular 160-acre hilltop campus in Westminster, Md., an hour or less from Baltimore, D.C., the Chesapeake Bay, an Amtrak station and BWI international airport.