Student Standouts: Duchars ’20, Latta ’20, Ellinwood ’22, Ellinwood ’25, Scally ’22, Gao ’29
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Duchars Announced as Newcomer on University of Louisville Field Hockey Team
Mia Duchars ’20 was announced on Wednesday as one of eight newcomers to the University of Louisville field hockey team. Read the announcement here. Congratulations, Mia!
Senior Earns Graduating Seniors Award from U.S. Figure Skating
Congratulations to Caroline Latta ’20 who has been awarded the Silver level Graduating Seniors Award by U.S. Figure Skating! According to the organization, “the U.S. Figure Skating Graduating Seniors Award recognizes the hard work of student-athletes who have participated in figure skating throughout high school. Awards are given at the Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze level based off a skater’s level of competitive achievement in high school. Selection for this award speaks to a skater’s continued commitment to succeeding in their athletic and academic endeavors. Fabulous job, Caroline!
Two Rams Leap to Victory at the Missouri Horse Show Association's Celebration of Champions
In February, both Ian Ellinwood ’22 and Hannah Ellinwood ’25 were recognized by Missouri Horse Show Association (MHSA). At the Missouri Horse Show Association’s Annual Celebration of Champions Awards Banquet in Columbia, Missouri, Ian was recognized as the Missouri Champion in the Beginner Rider Hunter division as well as the Reserve Champion in the Schooling Hunter division. Hannah was recognized as the Missouri Champion in the Beginner Rider Hunter division as well as the Reserve Champion in both the Children’s Hunter Pony division and the Green Pony Hunter division.
Prior to this, in July 2019, Hannah, with her horse Annahof’s Lawello, competed in the Vermont Summer Festival and became the Novice Equitation Champion.
President of MICDS Period Chapter Drafts Petition to Abolish Missouri Tampon Tax
Piano Playing During Distance Learning
Since the middle of March, Evan Gao ’29 has adapted to remote learning for piano study and has continued his daily practice. He has played piano for three and a half years, and during the difficult time, he has been able to use music to cheer himself up and provide peace and happiness to loved ones through his piano playing. He is excited to share some pieces recorded during his practice:
- Diabelli Sonatina in G Major Op. 151, No. 1 – Rondo
- Moszkowski Tarantella Op. 77 No. 6
- Mozart Fantasy No 3 in D Minor K397