Athletes Named to High School National Academic Squad

Attack player Julia Wilson ’18 stayed low to contain and tackle Peddie. (Photo by Jim Inverso)

Five George School student athletes have been named to the National Field Hockey Coaches’ Association High School National Academic Squad for their strong academic performance throughout the fall term. The National Academic Squad recognizes high school seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the school year. This year, there were a total of 2,522 honorees from the 328 schools across the country.

The George School athletes are Maia Finkel ’18, Juliette Jeffers ’18, Kate Klaver ’18, Shannon McGinnis ’17, and Julia Wilson ’18.

The varsity field hockey team had a successful season 8-4 season, even earning a play-off spot in the Friends School League in October 2016.