The Bloomfield High School athletes of the month for November are Michael Carter and Jeovan Santos.
Carter and Santos are both captains of the football team. This year, team has already reached eight wins – the most by a Bengal football team since 1989. They also recently led Bloomfield to its first ever football playoff victory.
Carter is also a captain of the baseball team and has accepted a baseball scholarship to Rutgers University. Santos is a captain of the track team and an all-sec javelin thrower. He is considering Stony Brook University for football and track.
Santos is ranked 40th in a class of 482 carrying a 3.74 GPA, Carter is ranked 48th and boasts a GPA of 3.73. Santos anchors a Bengal defense that has shut out four opponents. He has over 160 tackles for the season. Michael quarterbacks an offense that averages more than 30 points per game.
The football team has participated in a number of community service projects including the Watsessing Park cleanup, a winter coat drive and assisting at the recreation football clinic.
The Bloomfield High School Athlete of the Month award is sponsored by Brookdale ShopRite, which makes a donation to the Bloomfield United Way in recognition of each month's athlete.