Schools Sports

Hall Students Commit to College Sports

Hall High School's college-bound student-athletes participated in a ceremony. Courtesy photo

Students from West Hartford’s Hall High School who plan to continue their athletic careers at the college level participated in a recognition ceremony Friday.

By Ronni Newton

A ceremony was held Friday afternoon at West Hartford’s Hall High School to recognize the seniors who plan to continue participating in sports at the collegiate level.

Twenty-two of the 25 students who plan to be college athletes participated in the ceremony, which was attended by a large contingent of family members, friends, coaches, Principal Dan Zittoun, and West Hartford Athletic Director Jason Siegal.

Students attending the ceremony, pictured above were (back row, from left):

  • Andrew Nicklas, football, Worcester Polytechnic (WPI)
  • Miles Aronow, cross country/track, Wesleyan University
  • Willem Landis, cross country/track, George Mason University
  • Jake Rocheleau, cross country, Roger Williams University
  • Alana Calabrese, gymnastics, Springfield College
  • Alexander Miner, volleyball, Newberry College
  • Rebecca Gold, crew, Franklin & Marshall College
  • Natakie Nordyke, equestrian, St. Lawrence University
  • Thomas Knox, soccer, Elizabethtown College
  • Kathryn Barnett, soccer, Coast Guard Academy

Front row, from left:

  • Patrick Daly, cross country/track, University of Vermont
  • Jesse Thermer, football, Franklin Pierce University
  • MiaShea Schumey, field hockey/lacrosse, Western University State University
  • Isabella Livingston, track, University of New Hampshire
  • Max Drazen, soccer, Middlebury College
  • Kelly Tiernan, swimming, Bryant University
  • James Gadue, baseball, University of Scranton
  • Madison Mandyck, basketball, Williams College
  • Lexi Gellerman, basketball, Endicott College
  • Haley Berkowitz, soccer, Clark University
  • Amber Raisner, basketball, Union College
  • Naji Middleton, track, Southern Connecticut State University

Missing from the photo were Chase Jeter, who will play baseball at Dartmouth College and was previously recognized when he signed his “Likely Letter” on Nov. 15, 2017, Harry Freda, who will play hockey at Xavier University, and Matt Lombardo, who will play soccer at the University of Saint Joseph.

Like what you see here? Click here to subscribe to We-Ha’s newsletter so you’ll always be in the know about what’s happening in West Hartford!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the author


We-Ha.com is the place to go for the latest information about West Hartford – a town that "has it all"! We-Ha.com is part of and proud of our community, and we bring a hyperlocal focus to news and features about the people, schools, businesses, real estate, sports, restaurants, charitable events, arts, and more. Contact us at: [email protected] or [email protected]


Leave a Comment

Translate »