The Gaziano Award Banquet will be held January 27th, 2018 at 12:00 PM.

Frank J. Gaziano Memorial

Offensive and Defensive Lineman Awards

Frank J. Gaziano

The Frank J. Gaziano Memorial Offensive and Defensive Lineman Awards are presented annually to the Maine high school football offensive and defensive linemen who epitomize the character, leadership, and perseverance of Frank J. Gaziano. After an outstanding high school, college, and professional football career, Mr. Gaziano became a successful businessman, community benefactor, and family man.

The recipients are outstanding scholar-athletes. They are selected based on strong leadership on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. The trophy honors
Mr. Gaziano's passion for sports and commitment to high school football in Maine. Using Mr. Gaziano's own words; "I love athletics. Sports is the healthiest thing that can happen to us today."

The Frank J. Gaziano Memorial Scholarship Awards Committee is guided by the highest standards of athleticism, scholarship, and community service - values Mr. Gaziano promoted throughout his lifetime.


2015 Gaziano Lineman Award Banquet Video
Interview with Jeff Kane

Current Schedule:

September 29, 2017 - Award Nomination Packets Mailed to Coaches
December 4, 2017 at 3:00pm - Deadline for all Nominee Materials
January 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM – Gaziano Award Banquet

Augusta Civic Center
76 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330


You can download an application for the Frank J. Gaziano Offensive and Defensive Lineman Awards in Microsoft Word format by clicking on the link below.