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Dragons of the Week for January 28, 2018

MIDDLE SCHOOL DRAGONS OF THE WEEK
January 28, 2018

Basketball
Sophia Builione, Cassie Miller, Catherine Paris and Emily Shewchuk
Although we did not have any scheduled games this week, Sophia Builione, Cassie Miller, Catherine Paris and Emily Shewchuk are our Dragons of the Week for middle school basketball. All three players have excelled in practice this week by implementing the feedback that they were given by the coaches and improving their overall game. Sophia and Emily has gotten learned how to drive to the hoop exceptionally well and with great strength. Cassie has worked extremely hard in every practice and Catherine has developed a strong crossover before taking the ball to the hoop. Congratulations to our four Dragons of the Week!

Swimming
Esmé Kim and Bridget Daab
The MIddle School Swim Team would like to congratulate Esmé Kim and Bridget Daab for being this week’s Dragons of the Week. Bridget is one of our captains and has demonstrated great leadership all season long. Whether she is communicating to her teammates via email, helping a teammate to improve her swimming skills, or adjusting the coverage of duties at the last minute, Bridget has really stepped up as a leader.  She is also a member of our top relay teams and has contributed much to our success this season. Esmé was new to competitive swimming this season but has shown great determination and grit in learning how to swim faster, turn more efficiently and dive with greater force. Her times drop with each competition and her confidence increases. We are so proud of all that she has accomplished so far. Congratulations fishies! Keep up the good work.

Volleyball
Julienne Kwon and Sylvia Andrews
Julienne Kwon has had a great week at practice continuing to improve her serve and her passing technique. Her hard work and determination have had an impact on her performance.Congratulations Julienne Keep up the good work. Sylvia Andrews has worked hard this week and has become much more successful with her pass as well as her serve. She has made great strides and we look forward to her continued growth! Congrats Sylvia keep up the good work.

UPPER SCHOOL DRAGONS OF THE WEEK
January 28, 2018

V Basketball
Ellie Alix
Ellie Alix is the Varsity Basketball’s Dragon of the Week. Her hard work and intensity has helped Kent Place reach an all time high in the county standings. Kent Place is ranked 6th among all Union County teams this season. Ellie is first on our team in assists and steals. Congratulations Ellie!
 
JV Basketball
Kate Lowry
This is Kate’s Lowry second time as Dragon of the Week for the basketball season. As a JV starter, she is currently the leading scorer. Kate continues to work hard in practice rising to the level of participating in Varsity drills as a freshman. She attends every practice and has been committed to both teams. The coaching staff is very proud of her development and knows she will continue to be and will be a force in the years to come!  
 
V Ice Hockey
Ellie Hegeman and senior Catherine Torres
The Varsity Ice Hockey Dragons of the Week are freshman Ellie Hegeman and senior Catherine Torres. Ellie has worked diligently to understand and to steadily improve executing the situational plays. A smart defensive player, she fights for the puck along the board and waits patiently to strike then strip the opponent of the puck. Congratulations, Ellie! As one of our tri-captains, Catherine leads the team in many ways. She continuously demonstrates a tenacious work ethic and gives constructive, valuable feedback about the game during huddles. Since winter break, Catherine has scored 7 goals and has made 7 assists for a combined total of 14 points, pushing her career total to 100 points. Congratulations, Catherine!

V Squash
Remy Charters 
Remy Charters is the Dragon of the week for Varsity Squash. Remy plays on the number four position and she usually decides the match for the team or puts the team on the scoreboard first. In our first match against Hewitt she was able to win in straight sets to decide the match 11-7, 11-6, 11-9. The match against Blair was a five set thriller. Remy was down two sets and was able to win the next three sets to put KPS on the board. Her work ethic to get to the ball and her powerful groundstrokes gives her the edge on the court. Remy Charters is a true multi-sport student athlete, her background in tennis and lacrosse makes Remy a tough opponent to beat in Squash everytime. She has lots of talent and athleticism. Congrats Remy! Go Dragons!

V Swimming
Emma Yang
Emma has been the most consistent point producer on the team this year. Her individual event record is outstanding with only one second place finish and the rest as first place finishes. She is an essential swimmer on our relays. We are looking forward to three more years of this level of performance. Congratulations Emma!

V Winter Track
Arden Meyer
Freshman Arden Meyer's hard work and commitment has paid of as she made her debut this past weekend at the union county individual championships in the 800m event, running a personal record of 2:30. Her explosive power carried her to the front of the pack leaving the competition far behind as she placed 1st in her heat and 6th overall in union county.
 
 
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Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.