Revere High’s Macdonald, Lauria Honored as NEC Scholar-Athlete Award Recipients

July 4, 2012
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Revere High graduates Racquel MacDonald and Drew Lauria received Northeastern Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards at the annual dinner at the Porthole Restaurant in Lynn.

Following are the biographical summaries that appeared in the NEC Scholar-Athlete souvenir programs that were distributed to all guests at the dinner:

RACQUEL

MACDONALD

Racquel MacDonald has left an indelible mark at Revere High School as a student-athlete. Ranking second in the graduating class of 359 with a 4.77 GPA, she is also a yearbook editor, student council member, National Honor Society vice president, speech and debate member, Power of Know leader, and a Dartmouth College Book Award recipient.

In addition, MacDonald has been named to the Principal’s List, academic varsity, and an AP Scholar.

MacDonald earned seven varsity letters in field hockey, basketball and outdoor track. Known for her quiet confidence, toughness and resiliency, MacDonald overcame an ACL injury that would have sidelined many student-athletes. After her injury, she broke two track records in the 100 meter and 400 meter hurdles.

Her work ethic, toughness, and desire are the qualities that contribute to her excellence in the classroom and as a leader on her teams. MacDonald received numerous honors for her athletic contributions including Northeastern Conference All-Star in outdoor track.

MacDonald will be attending Boston College.

DREW LAURIA

Drew Lauria has earned ten athletic varsity letters at Revere High School in his four years keeping his grade point average over 4.0 while epitomizing what it means to be an exceptional student-athlete.

As an athletic leader, Drew was elected as captain of the football and ice hockey teams. He was a Northeastern Conference All-Star in hockey, an Item All-Star in football, and a qualifier in he 200 meters and 4 X 100 relay for the State Track Meet.

His academic talent matches his athletic talent. He has taken AP and honors courses and has attained Presdent’s List recognition. As a three-sport varsity athlete for his entire high school career, Lauria has developed and demonstrated true leadership skills in school and sports. He possesses a confidence and humility that shows his maturity and speaks to his strong character.

Lauria will be attending Stonehill College.

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