On Monday, February 13, 2017, seven George School seniors representing six different sports made commitments to participate in college athletics. Teammates, friends, families, and coaches joined in the celebration at the Fitness and Athletics Center.
Varsity girls’ lacrosse player Shannon McGinnis ’17 committed to Smith College. Varsity girls’ soccer players Yas Malik ’17 and Jill Mikula ’17 committed to New Jersey Institute of Technology and Ursinus College respectively. Varsity volleyball player Laney Pope ’17 committed to Pomona College.
“I am just so proud of these scholar-athletes and am so excited for them to experience playing his or her sport in college,” said Nancy Bernardini, girls’ athletic director. “I also want to thank them for their leadership, their dedication, their hard work, and their good spirit here at George School.”
Varsity football player Kiany Probherbs ’17 committed to Bowdoin. Varsity boys’ lacrosse player Alec Palmiotti ’17 committed to Oberlin and varsity boys’ soccer player Nick Lilley ’17 committed to Ursinus College.
“These athletes represent all that is great about George School. Not only have they proven themselves in the classroom, but also on the playing fields and as leaders,” said George Long, boys’ athletic director. “Nothing is more special than having the chance to continue playing the sport you love in college. Best of luck to you all and represent your school well.”
“We are tremendously proud of these students,” said Paul Weiss, senior athletic director. “Not only are they talented athletes, they are scholars and leaders in our school community.”