NFA Crew Team Hosts 2nd Annual Greater Hudson Valley Indoor Rowing Championship
Saturday the Goldbacks Crew team hosted the 2nd Annual Greater Hudson Valley Indoor Rowing Championship, competing schools and rowing programs included Kingston, Rhinebeck, Warwick, Shaker, O’Neill, N. Rockland and Orange County Rowing Association. Male and female Novice and Varsity rowers each raced a two kilometer sprint, based on weight class as a start to the season before teams’ boats are out on the water racing. Many of the 75 participating Newburgh athletes successfully broke personal records and several medaled including: Bret Seraffini gold 7/8th gr. boys, Paige Kubin silver 7/8th gr. girls, Julia Steiner bronze 7/8th gr. girls, Catherine Williams gold light weight 9/10th gr. girls, Jared Shapiro gold light weight 9/10th gr. boys, Ava Esposito bronze light weight 11/12th gr. girls Ava Stumer, bronze girls coxswain’s race, and Christopher Cosgrove bronze 11/12th gr. boys.
Water regattas begin the first weekend of May in Poughkeepsie.
The NFA Crew Team is coached by Brittany Bonesteel, Katie-Lee Mineo, and Stephanie Spellman.
Story submitted by Ms. Brittany Bonsteel.
TEACHERS: Are you and your students doing something great? Please contact your Communication Strategist. We’d love to attend or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district! Grades PreK-5 Amanda McDowell (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Grades 6-12 Cassie Sklarz (email@example.com).