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Twenty-five W.T. Woodson senior athletes were honored Thursday, May 28 for the memories they made as Cavaliers and their decisions to produce more of them at the collegiate level.

Twenty-five W.T. Woodson senior athletes were honored Thursday, May 28 for the memories they made as Cavaliers and their decisions to produce more of them at the collegiate level.

Director of student activities Dan Checkosky opened the hour-long ceremony with a wide-ranging compilation of quotes, invoking the likes of George Will, Vince Lombardi and Joe Paterno.

After a round of individual introductions, a group photo was taken, as well as individual shots with each athlete and their parents. The ceremony, which took place in W.T. Woodson’s dance and gymnastics studio, was polished off with some cake, fruit and juice.

Those honored included:

Annie Griffin (Stonehill) -- Basketball

Leah Bonuccelli (Lynchburg) -- Basketball

Becca Bajkowski (Allegheny) -- Basketball

Dylan Robeson (Salisbury) -- Basketball

Becca Geist (Christopher Newport) -- Lacrosse

Lauren King (Christopher Newport) -- Lacrosse

Carrie Robinson (Christopher Newport) -- Lacrosse

Carrie Pritchard (Denver) -- Lacrosse

Tara Leeth (Virginia Wesleyan) -- Softball

Alex Winters (Methodist) -- Softball

Sam Burt (Wheaton) -- Football

Max Waizenegger (Georgetown) -- Football

Kirk Lewis (Shenandoah) -- Football

Mary Beth Barham (Yale) -- Field Hockey

Kelly Harrison (Barry) -- Crew

Will Courtney (Virginia) -- Crew

Casey Heigh (Mary Washington) -- Crew

Emma Holman (Mississippi) -- Rifle

Jaime Pritchard (Colorado St.) -- Track and Field

Lindsey Ottavio (Longwood) -- Soccer

Niki Mercier (Florida St.) -- Soccer

Peter Slattery (Mary Washington) -- Swim and Dive

Paul Tunick (Mary Washington) -- Lacrosse

Spencer Lahiff (Mary Washington) -- Lacrosse

Andrew Kim (Shenandoah) -- Lacrosse