North Cross well represented in All-ODFC honors
Roanoke, Va. – Senior Jordan Lowery headlines the list of North Cross players honored on the 2015 Old Dominion Football Conference All-Conference teams. Lowery was named a First-Team wide receiver for the fourth consecutive year, as well as a First-Team defensive back and First-Team returner. Lowery holds school records for pass receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns. He was also the Raiders’ top performing defensive back and had five kick or punt returns for touchdowns in 2015.
ROANOKE -- North Cross School alumnus, Will Dichtel ’96, was recently selected as a 2015 MacArthur Fellow. The MacArthur Fellows Program offers genius grants to 20-30 individuals nationwide who show exceptional creativity and self-motivation in their intellectual pursuits. Recipients of the award include scholars in a variety of fields, ranging from human rights to astrophysics.
North Cross will partner with the Xinhe School in Shanghai, China and provide an American-style education to 50 students beginning this fall
ROANOKE, VA – North Cross field hockey standout Avery Sturm will sign her National Letter of Intent tomorrow with Miami University (OH). Sturm, a four-year starter and All-Conference player, joins Head Coach Iñako Puzo and a Redhawks team that won back-to-back Mid-American Conference championships in 2012 and 2013.
Sturm was the Blue Ridge Conference Player of the Year this fall, after earning First Team All-Conference honors in each of her three previous seasons. She was also a VISAA First Team All-State performer in 2012 and 2013. Additionally, Sturm has helped raise the profile of North Cross field hockey under the direction of Head Coach Katherine Kelly.
“Avery's field hockey skillfulness and knowledge of the game has heightened the level of play for the entire North Cross team,” Kelly said.
Lee Ann Sigmon-Farley Named Recipient of the 2015 North Cross School Morris Award for Excellence in Teaching
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