Congratulations to Elgin Academy Senior Nguyen Tran who signed to play tennis for Judson University in the fall. In the picture, Nguyen is joined by Sterling Perez, EA's Head Tennis Coach. Congratulations, Nguyen!
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Operation "Move Our Bodies" continues at EA. Coach Katie Kruse led a group of EA students and Coach Williams in another yoga session in December. Throughout this unusual year, the EA faculty and staff have worked with students to provide unique outlets to replace activities and opportunities for socializing that are no longer possible during the pandemic.
Congratulations to sophomore Olivia Gouge on her recent Kyukido achievements. After a lot of hard work and dedication Olivia was not only promoted to Brown Stripe but also took 1st place out of 200 participants during the Federation Tournament for Forms.
Congratulations to Elgin Academy Sophomore Noelle Lanton who earned a third place at Girls Tennis Sectionals with scores of 6-3 and 6-0.
Congratulations to Coach Tom Schneider who was voted ISL Coach of the Year. Coach Schneider led the Elgin Academy golf team to conference, regional, and sectional championships. We are so proud to have the best golf coach in the state!
Congratulations to the EA Golf Team for their FIRST PLACE WIN AT SECTIONALS! They finished with a score of 333 (3 strokes ahead of second place Riverdale). Junior Alex Berlin took second overall with Junior Nikiel Karna placing fourth. Unfortunately there will be no state tournament this year but EA will celebrate the team with a State Walk!
On October 6th the Elgin Academy Golf team won the Regional Golf Tournament and advanced to Sectionals! With 12 teams participating, the EA team shot the lowest team score of 323! The next closest team (Byron) shot 339 (a difference of 16 strokes!).
The win was a total team effort:
- Jonathan Vogt, 79
- Nikiel Karna, 80
- Johnny Yavari, 82
- Alex Berlin, 82
- Will Wascher, 101
- Ryan Marusich, 109
Jonathan and Nikiel finished in 3rd and 4th place and received individual medals. Alex and Johnny finished tied for 6th place overall.
Congratulations to all the golfers on a great tournament!
On October 5th we celebrated the Seniors on Elgin Academy's Girls Tennis Team. Congratulations to: Seana Gould Dulabaum, Charlene LaVigne, Hareem Rauf, Nguyen Tran! Good luck to the entire team as you finish out another successful season!