BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING
The Boys Swim & Dive Team just competed at the IHSA State Finals at Evanston High School on February 23 & 24. Nick Nocita finished in 30th place in diving, Gavin Hill finished 36th in the 50 yard freestyle, and the relay team of Michael Petro, Gavin Hill, Jake Blumenfeld, and Ethan Marunde finished 21st in the 400 year freestyle relay.
In addition, Michael Petro qualified for the finals in two events on Saturday. Michael finished in 7th place in both the 200 yard individual medley and the 100 yard butterfly. Michael received All-State Honors for his finishes, and his times qualify him for All-American Status.
The Hersey DECA Team took 26 students to the state competition in Rosemont on February 23 & 24. The Team did an outstanding job, and ten of the members qualified to go on to the National DECA competition in Atlanta in April. Those students are Veronica Lesak, John Dattilo, Carter Zagorski, Meredith Goone, Eliza Lewandowska, Scott Tangney, Abby Johnstone, Martina Schneider, Kelly Miller, and Shannon Steines.
Congratulations to Mackenzie Kamysz on her 8th place finish in floor exercise at the IHSA Gymnastics Championships held at Palatine High School on February 16 & 17. Mackenzie scored 9.4 in the final round of competition was a great finish to a stellar career.