Sailors finish sixth in the national keelboat invitational
RE sailors Jackson McAliley '23, Sophia Adams '23, Ian Fox '24 and Sebastian Johan van de Kreeke '25 finished sixth in the Interscholastic Sailing Association High School National Keelboat Invitational Dec. 10-11 in St. Petersburg. The students, under the direction of captain Joe Logan, worked to overcome challenging conditions in the annual competition for the famed Mendleblatt Trophy that attracted the top schools in sailing from around the nation.
McAliley served as skipper; Adams as jib trimmer; Fox as mainsheet trimmer and tactitian; and Van de Kreeke handled mast controls.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.