News Release, St. Mary’s Ryken High School

Leonardtown, MD- Congratulations to 8 members of the Varsity Field Hockey Team for being recognized for academic excellence by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. 

The High School National Academic Squad program recognizes those high school seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted grade-point average of 3.50 out of 4.0 — or the equivalent — through the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Congratulations to the following members of the St. Mary’s Ryken Field Hockey team:

  • Rebecca Arnold*    
  • Molly Guy*    
  • Emilie Hickey    
  • Jamie Kost     
  • Blake Meyer*       
  • Mary Schreyer      
  • Taytum Shipman         
  • Abigail Simmons

Seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.9 out of 4.0 — or the equivalent — through the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year have been recognized as Scholars of Distinction. Student-athletes who have earned Scholar of Distinction honors have been marked with an asterisk.


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