Nov 18

Giveaway: November Student of the Month Nominations

Hey everyone, November is well underway I’m ready to start taking your nominations for this month. Get your entry in by filling out the form at the bottom of this post. All grade levels are eligible for nominations, including college. The only restrictions are that you must be a teacher and the student you are nominating [...]

Nov 15

Announcement: October Student of the Month

I’m happy to announce that my Student of the Month for October is Highlands High School senior Nico Horneman.  Nico has spent much of his high school career dealing with tremendous obstacles, from the discovery of a brain tumor, to the unexpected complications of its removal and the difficulties left after the surgery. He’s a warrior worthy [...]

Nov 05

Troy Polamalu’s appearance on Dan Patrick Show

Oct 24

Footage from Polamalu’s Samoa Summer Camps

For multiple summer’s Troy and Theodora Polamalu have funded and organized the operation of this camp in Samoa. This footage is put together by Hagoth Aiono and the AIGA Foundation. The track that everyone asks about is called Indigenous Life by the artist Fiji

Oct 18

Announcement: September Student of the Month | October 2013 Nominations

I’m pleased to announce the September Student of the Month is Skyline High School junior Brady Wise. Lacking credits, failing 3 classes, and finding little support at home, Brady could have buckled under all that pressure and given up as many students unfortunately have. Instead, he persevered and decided to put in the hard work [...]

Sep 27

Theodora Polamalu Interviewed on Ancient Faith

Ancient Faith recently talked with Nicholas Chakos, the Executive Director of FOCUS North America, and Troy’s wife Theodora about “Operation Lace Up,” a new initiative to provide shoes to children who cannot afford them, as well as FOCUS’s Pittsburgh Health Center and “Tackle Poverty” campaign. Listen to it below. afp_2013-09-19 1

Sep 13

Giveaway: September Student of the Month

**UPDATE** Form is now closed. Thanks for all of your entries! Be on the lookout for an announcement in the new future. Hey teachers, Now that the fall semester is underway, I’m thrilled to get back to honoring a student each month, starting now with September.  Using the form below, submit an entry for a [...]

Sep 09

Ticket Giveaway Winners for 2013-14 Season

For the last several seasons, I’ve given away two tickets to each game to one random fan. Announcements are made on my twitter and facebook pages each week. Each week, winners who were able to enjoy the free tickets will be posted here. Winner for Week 1 against the Titans: Seth O’Neal from Fairmont, West [...]

Aug 27

Well-conditioned Polamalu hopes for injury-free season with Steelers

By Ralph N. Paulk Troy Polamalu, visibly trimmer and more fit than a year ago, is pacing himself like a savvy distance runner during preseason practices at St. Vincent. At 32, one of the most-feared strong safeties in the NFL enters his 11th season physically and mentally refreshed. He isn’t half-stepping around the Steelers’ training [...]

May 16

Cranberry Student’s Positive Attitude Nets Him Polamalu Award

Click here to watch the video for the story. By Karen Kane (via “It’s just a flesh wound,” said the bespectacled 12-year-old Brendan Allen of Cranberry — a wry reference to a Monty Python skit in which a dueling fencer refuses to concede defeat despite the loss of a couple of limbs to his [...]