RE sailing finished first in the junior varsity division of the South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association South Points #4 at Ransom Everglades on Jan. 19 as the squad’s varsity sailors claimed fourth overall and first among South Florida schools in the varsity competition.
The first-place JV was led by the A team of Jacob Wolfe ’21, Liam de Araujo ’21, Felipe Clavijo ’21 and Gabe Vianna ’21 and the B team of Ashlyn Cowgill ’19, Bruce Jagid ’21, Eva Gonzalez-Whitehouse ’22, Gwen Howland ’19, Palmer Lykes ‘21, Jordan Hoffman ’21, David Dubovy ’22 and Tabias Kaczka ’22.
Javi Garcon ’21 and Claire Holzman ’21 represented the varsity A team, and Julia Johansson ’19, Stefan Baker ’22, Adam Kaplan ’21, Hannah Bast ’21 and Lucas Vianna ’21, the B team. Three Tampa-area teams topped RE; St. Thomas Aquinas finished sixth overall. Sailing Coach Joseph Logan led the teams and directed the event.
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 mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. 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.