Former Framingham North coach to receive award for helping youth

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Vin Caputo, head football coach at Framingham North High from 1977-82 and a longtime assistant football coach at the high school and college level, will receive the Eric R. Cohn Education Foundation’s annual award for making a difference in the lives of young people.

A science and physical education teacher at North and at Framingham High for 33 years and a respected referee and official, he will be recognized the evening of June 10 at the Doubletree Hotel in Milford. The nonprofit foundation was founded by Eric’s brother, Framingham resident Mark Cohn, in 1994, a year after his brother’s death at age 43.

“It is truly an honor to receive this award and to become a member of the group of previous honorees,’’ said Caputo.

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