|F&M Squash ACES!|
The Squash ACES Program has been officially "adopted" by Franklin and Marshall College under the Ware Institute of Civic Engagement and Athletic Department. We are very excited to be an official F&M program and have access to additional resources including new staff members Ryan McGonigle '08 as Program Director and F&M Works Student Program Coordinator Jessica Kane. Check out our updated website at www.fandm.edu/squash-aces!
|Squash ACES in High School|
The Squash ACES Kickoff Celebration took place on September 26th 2012. F&M President Dan Porterfield and Reynolds Middle School Principal Steve Sohonyay were on hand to emphasize the importance of committed student athletes and applauded the ACES for their continued dedication to the program. In celebration of their recommitment to the program, the ACES signed their 2012 Contract saying that they would continue to strive towards being ACES on the court and in the classroom!
Diplomat Challenge Match: Gavin Jones vs. John White!
On Saturday, October 20th the Squash ACES Program held their Inaugural Diplomat Challenge at the Franklin and Marshall Squash Courts! The Fundraiser event invited Squash ACES students, volunteers and supporters to gather and celebrate the program while watching an exhibition match between formerly world ranked squash players John White and Gavin Jones. Thanks to all of our supporters, we were able to raise over $2000!
ACES Partner with Lancaster Squash
Community to Clean Courts!
The Lancaster squash community got together on Saturday, November 3rd to clean the F&M Squash Courts. Over 50 people came together representing various support groups around Lancaster. Special thanks go out to Lancaster Country Day, F&M Men's and Women's Squash Teams and numerous other fantastic supporters!
F&M College Prep Support
Over 15 ACES and 6 Parents attended our first College Prep Workshop on October 23rd with the National College Advising Corps
. Students and parents were full of questions regarding the college search and admissions process. F&M College Prep
Program Director Shawn Jenkins '11 offered some advice as an F&M Alum. Looking forward to our next discussion, "Life on a College Campus".