Marc Arcieri made an impact in the sports of football, basketball, and track during his career at Bartlett High School graduating in 1989.
Marc played three years for the varsity football team playing middle linebacker, guard, and tight end. Using his strength, size, and athleticism, Marc helped guide the Indians to seven wins and a thrilling 9-6 victory over Southbridge on Thanksgiving Day his senior year.
In basketball, Marc was known for his excellent hustle on defense and was also one of the team’s top rebounders. He was described as being “tough and athletic” by his former coach Don Cushing.
However, it was on the track that Marc really showed his athletic abilities. He was a member of the track team for six years. In his junior year, the team had a record of 9 and 4. Marc was entered in 36 events; he finished first in 20 of them for a winning percentage of 55%. He competed in the long jump, 100, 200, and in the javelin he was undefeated.
His senior year was nothing short of remarkable. The team went 12-1. Marc competed in the long jump, high jump, 100, 200, and 400 meter relay. Marc completed in 51 events his senior year, finishing in 49 of them for a 96% winning percentage. Thirteen times he finished first in the long jump, 200 meters, and in his specialty the javelin. He also finished first in the 4 events he was entered in at the League meet. He placed third in the javelin at the District State Qualifying Meet and placed 15th in the state. During his last two years of high school, Marc was entered in 86 track and field events; he placed first in 69 of them for an 80.2% winning percentage.
Marc works in the steel industry and currently residents in Rhode Island with his wife Patricia and their son Oliver.