Congratulations to Nick Gutfleish '16 and Elijah Ngbokoli '16 for being honored among the top student-athletes in the sport of football last evening. Both Elijah and Nick were honored as Golden Dozen honorable mention recipients.
Twenty-eight Hackley athletes earned First Team or Second Team All League recognition for the Fall 2015 season, and seven of these received All Journal News recognition as well. Congratulations to our athletes!
Hackley Band Instructor Dr. Rafi Malkiel has been nominated for a second GRAMMY as a member of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra for the Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album titled Cuba: The Conversation Continues. Dr. Malkiel received a GRAMMY last year for the album The Offense of the Drum.
Congratulations to the Hackley delegates who participated in the 2016 Model UN Conference in Pelham on December 13. Our students struggled with the global reaction to the Arab Spring, re-wrote the history of the Russian Revolution and conspired against (or for) the forces of evil in a galaxy far, far away. Read on for details….
Julia Stevenson has been awarded Con Ed Athlete of the Week for her outstanding success in Cross Country. Julia has had an incredible season, taking top honors in many of the races she ran, including top ten finishes at the NYS Federation Championships. She was the fastest female in schools with similar enrollment to Hackley at the Federation Championships. Read on for more information.
In the Hackley Girls’ Varsity Basketball game against Dalton on December 14, 2015, Sammy Mueller ’16 joined Hackley’s elite group of basketball players to cross the 1000 career point mark. Sammy is the ninth HGVB player to reach this mark (read on for complete list). The first Hackley female basketball player to reach and surpass that mark was Hackley coach Margaret Scarcella '84.
Three Varsity Public Forum Debate teams travelled to Des Moines, Iowa this weekend, honored to attend the Dowling Catholic Paradigm debate tournament. It was a weekend to remember, as debaters were exposed to another region, with different styles and judging than is the norm in the northeast. All three teams earned Tournament of Champions (“TOC”) bids by virtue of a victory in out rounds, breaking to Octofinals at the tournament.