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Howard (Trey) Rittenhouse '15 has been accepted to the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London CT.  Rittenhouse is from Ellenwood GA.  The US Coast Guard Academy is the smallest of the five highly selective federal service academies with an incoming class of 280 for 2015, boasting an acceptance rate of only 12%.   Admission to the Academy is based solely upon merit and there is no Congressional nomination requirement.  The US Coast Guard Academy is considered to be among the top academic institutions in the United States.  Trey plans to major in Mechanical Engineering and he will play NCAA Div 3 baseball at the Academy.  Trey is pictured with Admiral Zunukft.  Congratulations Trey!

Winter Athletic Awards were announced at Convocation Monday, April 13.  Wrestling:  MVP - Vinicius Pavoni,  Coaches Award - Kitan Salako, Most Improved - Zach Nash.  Girls Swimming:  MVP - Nele Tschachschal, Coaches Award - Amee Jailwala and Anna Armfield.  Boys Swimming:  MVP - Tyler Stevenson, Coaches Award - Jacob Sterrett and Joaquin Perez.  JV Girls Basketball:  MVP - Raigan Evans, Coaches Award - Amirah Adem, Most Improved - Grace Olofintuyi.  Varsity Girls Basketball:  MVP - Meona Feather, Coaches Award - Pallas Kunaiyi and Ksenija Madzarevic.  JV Boys Basketball:  MVP - Eric Bideri and Harrison Shomaker, Most Improved - Mekhi Ford.  Varsity Boys Basketball:  MVP - Kenneth Hines, Coaches Award - Josh Lee and Luka Majstorovic.  Congratulations to all!

Rabun Gap ran their record to 9-3 with a 9-2 win over the visiting Tuscola Mountaineers on Wednesday afternoon.  The Eagles scored a run in the first inning to take a lead they would never relinquish.  The game remained close, however until the sixth inning when the Eagles exploded for five runs to put the game out of reach.  Carter King started and pitched five innings to earn the win.  Seth Justus recorded the final four outs for the Eagles to pick up the save. Trey Rittenhouse, Gavyn Jones, and King each had two hits for the Eagles, while Dallas Earnhardt doubled and scored three runs in the win.


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