Golden Girls send swimmers off to States with noon rally


Swim team shows off their new “spirit tubes” prior to boarding the bus for Orlando.

Alexandra Diaz, Achona Staff Editor

Thirteen AHN state swimmers received a rousing send-off during lunch on Wednesday, November 7, as they prepared to leave for States.  Qualifying for the high-level competition are seniors Tori Litschgi, Bella Cogdill, Emily Pollock, and Alex Diaz; juniors Clare Fleming, Margaret Shumake, Shae Timmons, and Kristen Dawson; and sophmores Olivia Kirkpatrick, Julia Cogdill, Alex Nuyianes, Coleen Driscoll, and Konnor Brewer.

Sponsored by Golden Girls, AHN Spirit Club, the send-off recognized the thirteen qualifiers for their excellent season so far.   Club president and swim team member Tori Litschgi handed out oversized inner-tubes with encouraging quotes to the thirteen swimmers headed for states.

The State Swim Meet takes place on Thursday, November 8,  at the YMCA pool in Orlando.