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Greenwich Academy recognizes students aiming to compete at the Division I level

Contributed photo: From left to right: Greenwich Academy’s Ellie Johnson, Phoebe Wise, Sienna Tejpaul, Laetitia Cartellieri, Ella Schoonmaker, Kit Harned, Ellie Burdick, Kate Haffenreffer, Mimi Novak, Cassidy McKee, Rebecca Arpano and Maddy Sweet will play at the Division I level in college in their respective sports.

Contributed report courtesy of Greenwich Academy

On National Signing Day, parents, coaches, and teachers convened to recognize the 12 Greenwich Academy senior student-athletes planning to compete at Division I colleges and universities. 

Those signing national letters of intent at Wednesday morning’s event at Greenwich Academy were Kate Haffenreffer, who will play lacrosse at Vanderbilt University, Ellie Johnson, who is headed to Stanford University, where she will play lacrosse, Mimi Novak (lacrosse at Bucknell University) and Phoebe Wise (crew at the University of Texas at Austin).

Also recognized for celebrating their plans to continue as student-athletes in college were: Rebecca Arpano, who will play lacrosse at Harvard University, Ellie Burdick, who will take her lacrosse skills to Dartmouth College; Laetitia Cartellieri (field hockey at Harvard University), Kit Harned (sailing at Cornell University), Cassidy McKee, (crew at the University of Pennsylvania), Ella Schoonmaker (squash at Georgetown University), Maddy Sweet (crew at Georgetown University) and Sienna Tejpaul (field hockey at Yale University).

“These young women are scholars, athletes and the embodiment of our motto, Toward the Building of Character,” said Greenwich Academy Head of School Molly King. “It was wonderful to celebrate their hard work, perseverance, and achievements with all those who have loved and supported them through this journey.”

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