Active in two sports at Brewer High School, James Ecker has participated in football and outdoor track and field during his four year career. A four year academic letter winner, he is respected in the Brewer High School community as an outstanding citizen and leader. In November, 2005, he earned the Eagle badge, the highest honor awarded by the Boy Scouts of America.
Jamie's athletic prowess has been most evident on the gridiron, where he played offensive and defensive tackle for the Witches. A three-year varsity player, he has earned all-conference recognition on both sides of the ball and was named the defensive most valuable player at the Maine Black Bear Football Camp in 2005. The captain of Brewer's 2005 football squad, he has been a motivational leader in the weight room and on the field and helped lead the Witches to a Class B state championship last November. For his efforts as a defensive tackle, he was named an honorable mention All-State player.
Jamie has been extremely involved in school activities at Brewer over the past four years. He is a member of the Brewer chapter of the National Honor Society and SeBeowulf, the school's English honors society. He provides community service through his work with the Key Club. Active in the arts, he has been involved in Brewer Youth Theater and has participated in the annual school variety show. In 2005 he received the Superintendent's Award.
A serious student, Jamie has taken a rigorous curriculum at Brewer. His career average of 96.39 ranks him fifth in his class of 178. He has taken four advanced placement courses. Jamie will continue his studies at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, where he plans to major in biochemistry and play football for the Polar Bears. He is the son of James and Janet Ecker of Brewer.
Maine Sports Hall of Fame
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Cumberland, ME 04021
Phone (207) 807-7666
The Maine Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1972 for the purpose of: 1) appointing and bestowing recognition awards and scholarships to outstanding Maine high school scholar-athletes; and, 2) to formally honor and memorialize Maine athletes and sports figures who have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine.