Tuxedo Park School athletes honored for both effort and success


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • A dozen Tuxedo Park School students þÄì field hockey, soccer, volleyball and tennis athletes þÄì were honored at the schoolþÄôs annual Fall Sports Assembly. The athletes live in Monroe, New Windsor, Tuxedo, Tuxedo Park, Slate Hill and Warwick in New York and Franklin Lakes and Ringwood in North Jersey.



TUXEDO PARK — A dozen Tuxedo Park School students – field hockey, soccer, volleyball and tennis athletes – were honored at the school’s annual Fall Sports Assembly on Nov. 20.

The athletes live in Franklin Lakes and Ringwood in North Jersey and Monroe, New Windsor, Tuxedo, Tuxedo Park, Slate Hill and Warwick in New York.

The school recognizes students at two awards events each year, the Fall Sports Assembly and the Spring Athletic Awards Dinner.

“Athletics, in addition to a complement of other extracurricular activities, are very important to students and families in our school community,” said Head of School Todd Stansbery. “On the fields and courts, we celebrate effort as well as success so our students know that doing their best matters just as much as winning.”

Field hockeyField hockey players who received awards were Ellie T., Ringwood, N.J. (Most Improved Player); Jordan U., Franklin Lakes, N.J., (Most Valuable Player); and Ellie D., Tuxedo (Fathers’ Sportsmanship Award).

The Sportsmanship Plaque is awarded to the field hockey player who best represents sportsmanship on and off the field.

“This athlete must demonstrate fairness, be respectful of her competitors, and take responsibility for her actions,” said Tuxedo Park School Athletic Director Dawn Kranzo. “Ellie embodies those attributes. She supported her teammates with kind words all season and never gave up, even when the going got tough. All season, her positive attitude, determination, and daily work ethic were examples of admirable sportsmanship.”

MVP and soccer awardsThe Most Valuable Player (Melhado Cup) honor went to soccer team Captain Henry Y. from Franklin Lakes, N.J.

“Receiving this award makes me feel very proud," he said. "At the start of the season, I really wasn’t thinking about being captain. However, I am excited to co-lead my team to another successful season."

Other soccer award recipients were Cameron E., Ringwood, N.J., (Most Improved Player); Owen D., Tuxedo Park (Coaches Award).

TennisTennis awards were given to Nelson G., Warwick (Most Improved Player); Mason D. Slate Hill (Coaches Award); and Alex Berina, Warwick (Most Valuable Player).

VolleyballVolleyball players who received awards were Katie B. Ringwood, N.J. (Most Improved Player); Kelsey G., Monroe (Coaches Award); and Maya L., New Windsor (Most Valuable Player).


Make text smaller Make text larger

MUST READ NEWS

Image Neuhaus is Orange County Partnership's most valuable partner
The Orange County Partnership is naming County Executive Steve Neuhaus its 2017 Most Valuable Partner.
The MVP award is...
Image College Admissions Expert Elizabeth Levine: Getting a Jump on the College Search
Now that the weather has finally gotten warmer and Spring is in the air, the end of the school year is approaching as is the summer. Making your spare time productive can mean...
Image Celebrate spring at Sugar Loaf festival
This is the weekend for the annual Sugar Loaf Spring Festival. Join the entire Sugar Loaf community for a celebration of art,...
Image Care enough to get home safely this Memorial Day
This Memorial Day, Americans everywhere toast our nation’s freedoms and salute those in our armed services who have fallen defending them. As the unofficial start to summer...

VIDEOS


Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!

  • Enter your email address in the box below.
  • Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
  • Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.

Comments

Pool Rules



MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Monroe, NY