Entries by WRAT Website Editor

April 2019

WATER RATS PARENTS’ CLUB, INC. Minutes for the Meeting of April 11th, 2019 Board Members: Ngassam Ngnoumen (Co-President), Amy Leahy (Co-President), Lorraine Kennedy (Secretary), Michelle Kennedy (Athlete Rep), Jackie Austin (Officials Co-Coordinator), Tina Lynch(8U Parent Rep), Dina Carlson (AG Parent Rep), Eileen Nolan (SR Parent Rep), Dan Lacugna (Co-Treasuser), Martha Corneck (Ex Officio), Adrienne Williams […]

Alec Keblish Receives 2019 Adolph Kiefer YMCA Youth Character Award

  Congratulations to Alec Keblish for receiving the 2019 Adolph Keifer YMCA Youth Character Award at YMCA Short Course Nationals last week.  Alec received this award for his efforts both in and out of the pool. The Adolph Keifer award “recognizes one male and one female for their excellence in academic achievement, demonstration of the […]

Matthew Torres Shines at Paraswimming World Series Championships!

    Matthew Torres had a wonderful swim meet this weekend in Indianapolis at the Paraswimming World Series Championship.  He dropped times in six of the seven events he swam. He got the Bronze Medal in 400 free, he placed 6th in 200IM, 7th in 100 free and 8th in 100 back. Amazingly, in the […]

Water Rat Success at Short Course Y Nationals and Eastern Zones AG Championships

Members of the Water Rats competed at a regional and national meet last week.  The swimmers had great swims at both meets. The first to travel were our Senior swimmers.  18 swimmers from our Senior team travelled to Greensboro, North Carolina to attend the 2019 YMCA Short Course National Championships.  Attending the meet were Richard Nolan, […]

March 2019

WATER RATS PARENTS’ CLUB, INC. Minutes for the Meeting of March 6, 2019 Board Members: Ngassam Ngnoumen (Co-President), Amy Leahy (Co-President), Charles Shapiro (Co-Treasurer), Lorraine Kennedy (Secretary), Michelle Kennedy (Athlete Rep), John McNab (Athlete Rep), Mark McDermott (Officials Co-Coordinator), Tina Lynch(8U Parent Rep), Dina Carlson (AG Parent Rep), Leslie Kickham (AG Parent Rep), Whitney Ross […]

February 2019

Minutes for the Meeting of February 6, 2019 Board Members: Ngassam Ngnoumen (Co-President), Amy Leahy (Co-President), Charles Shapiro (Co-Treasurer), Lorraine Kennedy (Secretary), Michelle Kennedy (Athlete Rep), Jackie Austin (Officials Co-Coordinator), Mark McDermott (Officials Co-Coordinator), Tina Lynch(8U Parent Rep), Dina Carlson (AG Parent Rep), Leslie Kickham (AG Parent Rep), Whitney Ross (SR Parent Rep), Martha Corneck […]

January 2019

Minutes for the Meeting of January 9, 2019 Board Members: Ngassam Ngnoumen (Co-President), Amy Leahy (Co-President), Dan Lacugna (Co-Treasurer), Lorraine Kennedy (Secretary), Peter Lynch (8U Rep), Michelle Kennedy (Athlete Rep), John McNab (Athlete Rep), Adrienne Williams (USA Swimming Coordinator), Jackie Austin (Officials Co-Coordinator), Dina Carlson (AG Parent Rep), Whitney Lenoce (SR Parent Rep), Charles Shapiro […]

Matthew Torres Excels at the National Paralympics

Congratulations to Matthew Torres for his great swims this past weekend at the National Paraswimming Championships in Tucson, Arizona. Matthew got first place in 5 events: 400 free, 400 IM, 100 back, 200 back and 1500 free. He also tied for 3rd place in the 50 free. Go Matthew!!!!!