The Dracut Pop Warner Football Association celebrated its 40th anniversary with a year-end banquet for all cheerleaders and football players. Featured speakers included former NFL running back Omar Easy, Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian and former New England Patriots Cheerleader Meg DeAvilla.

DPWFA President Mark Rossetti acknowledged the great seasons of cheer squads C and D who finished as 2012 National Champions in their divisions and the A Team Merrimack Valley title champs. The B and C Football Teams were highly praised for their exciting playoff runs as representatives from the Merrimack Valley League.

Special recognition was made to the following youths for their successful achievement of being selected as 2012-2013 Pop Warner American Little Scholar Nominees:

* Cheerleaders Haylee Silva, Sarah Margolis, Mary Brouillette, Sarah Mercier, Julia Dailey, Michelle Acevedo, Jaydah Bonilla, Caroline Mercier, Sydney Margolis and Catherine Acevedo.

* Football Players Aise Pream, Ethan Holt, Matthew Simpson, Ezekiel Haradjim Patrick Canney, Peter Sawyer and Kevin Carney.