Athlete of the Week

Sophie is a key member of a girls nordic team with high aspirations. The group has many returning skiers from last year’s team and they hope to improve and make a run at a title in both the conference and at the state level. Sophie is an excellent athlete who also excels in cross country and track. Sophie also has a big heart and is one of the most sportsmanlike athletes you’ll ever meet. She can be seen after her race is done encouraging other racers as they cross the line.

Sophie Facts:

Favorite Athlete: Runner Shalane Flanagan (now retired)

Favorite Food: sushi

When Sophie isn’t skiing or running she can be found hiking, playing with her dogs, or teaching yoga.

Person she most admires: Mom

Favorite subject in school: Ethics

Mentor: Mr. DeAngelis

Future Ambition: Complete her Bachelor’s Degree at Thomas College (next year!) in Psychology, earn her Master’s Degree in Criminology, spend time in the Peace Corps, and then maybe work in the prison system teaching holistic health. Wow!