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Pittsburgh Steeler Great, Lynn Swann Visits St. Thomas Aquinas Football Team

Pittsburgh Steeler Great, Lynn Swann Visits St. Thomas Aquinas Football Team

The St. Thomas Aquinas High School football team received a boost to their morning with a visit from NFL legend Lynn Swann. Swann, a four-time Super Bowl champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers, spoke to the players at 10:00 am at the school last Thursday, May 16, 2024. We are thankful to our 2018 Aquinas Alum, Katie Hiestand, for making this visit possible! 

This visit provided a unique opportunity for the St. Thomas Aquinas football players to learn from one of the game's greats. Swann's insights and experiences undoubtedly motivated and inspired the team as they prepared for the upcoming season.

"We are incredibly grateful to Lynn Swann for taking the time to speak to our team. His passion for the game and his dedication to excellence are truly inspiring." Said Coach Kevin Henderson. 

"Hearing Swann's experiences was fascinating. We learned about what it takes to be a good leader on and off the field. It was great hearing about what high school sports meant to him and how he overcame adversity during his career." said an STA football player. 

About Lynn Swann

A legend both on and off the field, Lynn Swann enjoyed a prolific career as a wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He earned four Super Bowl rings and is best known for his acrobatic catches in Super Bowls X and XIII. Swann's commitment to excellence extends beyond the game, as he is a successful businessman and philanthropist.

Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2024