Two Carolina Day seniors will sign to play college sports on Thursday.
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Kyle Cenderelli is a Carolina Independent School Tennis All State & All Conference Player as well as a WNC Athlete of the year. Cenderelli will sign a letter of commitment to play Tennis for Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Stevens Institute of Technology is home to Three national Research Centers of Excellence. The Maritime Security Center, the Systems Engineering Research University Affiliated Research Center and the Atlantic Center for the Innovative Design & Control of Small Ships. Stevens also ranks in the Top 5 for Net Return on Investment and Best Career Placement by the Princeton Review
Cenderelli was awarded the prestigious Edwin A. Stevens Merit Scholarship and plans to study Chemical Engineering.
“I was moved by the possibilities, the extraordinary professors, and the reputation of the engineering department. I am motivated to play for these coaches and their desire to build the program in the NCAA” said Cenderelli.
Cenderelli is a USTA Top 10 player in the State of North Carolina. A USTA Southerners Top 100 player & was awarded the USTA Sportsmanship award in 2013. He has held over 100 USTA Tournament Titles. Cenderelli will be joined for the signing by his Parents Ken & Cheryl, sister Camryn and Coach Lawson Duncan
Abigail Ward a North Carolina Independent School Association All Conference Lacrosse Player will sign to play Lacrosse for the United States Military Academy at West Point. Ward will be on the Inaugural Team for West Point playing NCAA D1
Ward was nominated to the United States Military Academy at West point by Congressman Mark Meadows and also received a nomination to the Naval Academy by Meadows and Senator Kay Hagan.
Ward plans to study International Relations and Russian and Minor in Counter Terrorisms.
“I want to make a difference; as cliché as that may sound, it is true. I knew that in order to make an impact I would have to be part of something bigger than myself. I saw that opportunity at a Service Academy, not only would I be able to get a world class education but I would have the opportunity serve as part of a global force for good and to serve my country. A Service Academy would develop me into the best version of myself.” Said Ward
Ward will report to West Point for “R” Day June 29th and will begin her CBT.
Ward will be joined for the signing by her parents George & Mary Catherine, brother Charlie and Field Force Officer Colonel David McCracken