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The Maroon and White annual Spring Awards picnic was held on Tuesday June 9th at Scarsdale High School. This year the event honored 472 athletes who participated in spring athletics. The evening includes a picnic dinner, school-wide awards and recognition for individual players by team.

Athletic Director Michael Menna made opening remarks and thanked the athletes and the coaches and then gave the stage to those presenting the awards:

Two seniors were give The Pepper Awards, which commend students for their leadership, spirit and academic excellence. The awards were presented by SHS’s Assistant Principal Sue Peppers and her husband Jerry to three-season varsity athletes Rachel Whitney and Arthur Whyte.

In addition:

The Nina F. Mooney memorial award was given to Chelsea Lobue

The Nonie Kopp memorial award was granted to Colin Muldoon

The Elizabeth Timberger Memorial Award was given to Tyler Baker-Carr

Following the awards ceremony each team went to a room at the high school to receive individual awards.

Among Scarsdale’s winning teams this year, were the boys Varsity A tennis team who had a stellar season and much to celebrate. The team won their league 10-0 and had an overall record of 12-1. In the sectional tournament, senior Preston Poon placed 4th place in the singles tournament and the team of Jake Gorobetz and David Goldberg placed 2nd place in doubles . Austin Kaplan and Ben Fife placed 3rd in the doubles.

Several members of the team then proceeded to the state tournament that was held at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows last weekend. Playing in the states for their second year together, Jake Gorobetz and David Goldberg were quarterfinalists,  and the team of Austin Kaplan and Ben Fife played in the finals and came in second place in New York State. Even Coach Jennifer Roane won an award for the Coach of the Year for Section One, that includes Westchester, Rockland Duchess and Putnam Counties.

Pictured below are athletes from the girls JV lacrosse team, the boys Varsity B tennis team and JV team and girls’ varsity lacrosse team. If you have photos and information to share, send them to scarsdalecomments@gmail.com for publication on Scarsdale10583.com

Scarsdale10583.com is your community website, for Scarsdale, Edgemont and Hartsdale, New York. Content includes village and school news, events, people, real estate, food, arts, sports, entertainment and opinion. Founded in January 2009, the site has become a vital community resource. Content, advertisements, classified ads, photos and letters are welcome and should be sent to the site email address: scarsdalecomments@gmail.com .

Contributors:

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Joanne Wallenstein

Joanne Wallenstein: Before launching Scarsdale10583.com in January 2009, Joanne worked in magazine publishing, advertising and internet marketing. A Scarsdale resident for over 20 years, she volunteered for many community organizations including the PTA, and the League of Women Voters and was elected to serve on the School Board Nominating Committee and the Citizens Nominating Committee. Her three children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools and she lives in Greenacres. Contact her at scarsdalecomments@gmail.com


Melissa Hellman
has lived in Scarsdale with her family for over 13 years. She has been MelissaHellmanactive on various PTA committees including several years on the Board of the Scarsdale Task Force on Drugs and Alcohol. A former employee of IBM, she has spent the last few years volunteering at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in White Plains and working for The Scarsdale Adult School. She is often seen walking in Fox Meadow with her constant companion, Moby, pictured below.

 

Stacie Waldman: Stacie Waldman's background is in sales, marketing, and public health. She worked for big pharma for 9 years then earned he master's degree in public health at Johns Hopkins. She then combined her interest in public health with her industry experience to build public private partnerships for health. She volunteers with the Junior League of Central Westchester and is their social media chairperson. She loves to write, hike, and travel. She is married with two children.

skolnikheadshotDeborah Skolnik grew up in Edgemont. She spent her days on the stoop waiting for the Good Humor Man, and in her spare time attended Greenville Elementary and Edgemont High School. After graduating from Cornell, she embarked on a publishing career working for some of the country's leading publications, including Woman's Day, The New York Daily News, Parents, and Parenting. She writes frequently for many leading magazines, including Woman's Day, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, and All You, in addition to contributing to Scarsdale10583.com. She lives in Greenacres with her husband and two children.

 


 


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