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Pray for Max: Orange for number 4

On Friday evening, Max Engle, a Jersey Shore Area Senior High School student-athlete collapsed towards the end of a varsity football game at Selinsgrove High School, according to the school district, and was taken by field by ambulance to the hospital. At this time, his condition has rapidly declined, according to the district and the medical prognosis is not good.

Please keep Max and his family in your prayers as well as all medical personnel caring for him.

The hallways of the JSAMS were full of support today with students and staff wearing Orange for # 4!

Tomorrow evening, Allentown Central Catholic Vikings football team will be wearing orange bands in support of Max at their football game (as long as they arrive in time prior to the game). They will be playing against Freedom High School at BASD stadium.

Message from Jersey Shore School District:

Hello Jersey Shore Community,

It is with heavy hearts that we must share distressing news regarding one of our own. Max Engle’s condition has rapidly declined and the medical prognosis is not good.

In this challenging time, our thoughts and prayers go out to Max and his family, who have expressed appreciation for all of the support. The family is continuing to ask for privacy.

We understand that this news is difficult to process, and it impacts our entire community deeply.

We encourage you to continue to extend your support, thoughts, and prayers to Max and his family during this difficult time.

Please find information below on how to contact the Center for Community Resources for support in a crisis.

The district will continue to have counseling staff on hand to support staff and students through this difficult time.

Best, Dr. Ulmer