Will Huestis, left, and Jeff Conner were two of several select area lacrosse players recently honored at the U.S. Lacrosse PLA High School Awards Banquet in Phoenixville, Pa. Will, a graduating senior attending Wesleyan University after a gap year, was honored as an USL Academic All-American, and Jeff, a junior committed to play at the University of Virginia, was honored as an USL All-American as well as an EPLCA All Star. Both boys played for SHHS men’s lacrosse team under coach Jef Hewlings.
As of Monday afternoon, the winners of the Swarthmore Swim Club 2017 hot pink (with navy lettering) 1,000-lap shirt are 3.) Clare Scharschan, 4.) Nick Kaplinsky, and 5.) John McKinstry.
U.S. Navy Ensign Susanna Heidt, daughter of Cindy and Ted Heidt of Swarthmore, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on May 26, and was commissioned as an officer. Following four years of training at the Naval Academy, Ensign Heidt was awarded a B.S. in computer science. She has been assigned to Naval Base San Diego, where she will continue training in surface ship operations, and then proceed to Yokosuka, Japan, to begin service aboard the USS Mustin. Ensign Heidt is a 2013 graduate of Strath Haven High School.