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Monday November 5, 2018 at 10:59am Age: 11 days
Category: Athletics, District, High School

VOTE FOR ABIGAIL GIBBONS FOR VARSITY 845 SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE MONTH


Senior Abigail Gibbons is a finalist for the Varsity 845 Scholar Athlete Award for the month of October! CONGRATULATIONS! Show Abigail your support and Minisink pride by voting for her through Wednesday, Nov. 7 using this link.

Ten scholar athletes are selected and put to a reader vote each month. The top two will be featured in an editorial article.

About Abigail's qualifications...


Academic achievements:

  • 97.22% GPA
  • Ranked 32nd of 335 seniors

Athletic Achievements:

  • 2018-19 Season: Team Captain; has qualified and will compete at the 2018 NYSPHSAA Championships in the 100 breaststroke and the 50 freestyle
  • Currently held school records: 200IM, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and was a member on the 200 and 400 free relays that currently hold the school records.
  • 2017-18 season: Qualified for states in the 50 freestyle and the 100 breaststroke

College and career

Abigail has committed to Bates college where she will continue to swim and pursue a degree in biology which she plans to use to get into the medical field


Community service and activities:

  • National Honors Society service events, e.g., veterans dinner and senior citizens dinner-and-a-show
  • Organizer of MVHS Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Tutoring of middle school students 
  • Volunteer for the Northeast Astronomy Forum