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Edgar Giffenig Joins the Smith Stearns Team!

A note from our Academy Director, BJ Stearns, about the hiring of Edgar Giffenig as the Director of Instruction.   Dear Smith Stearns Families, We are proud to announce that

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College Alumni Roundup

        Last year was a historic year for five former Smith Stearns students who competed in the National Championship Match in Athens, Georgia. Kaitlin Ray and Catherine

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Senior Spotlight: Mariana Gould

Mariana Gould Hometown: Boise, Idaho College Commitment: University of Georgia   A top national player for most of her junior career, Mariana knew she had to make a decision and

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Senior Spotlight: Katelyn Jackson

Katelyn Jackson Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas College Commitment: Texas Tech University   Following in the footsteps of another Little Rock native, Katelyn Jackson came to the academy three years ago

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Senior Spotlight: Kelly Mengel

Kelly Mengel Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania College Commitment: Penn State University   Kelly Mengel knows very well what the word perseverance means. Formerly a five star player on Tennis Recruiting, Kelly

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Senior Spotlight: Harrison O’Keefe

Harrison O’Keefe Hometown: Salem, Virginia College Commitment: University of South Carolina   Visiting the academy on breaks throughout his junior career, Harrison decided to make Smith Stearns his training base

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Senior Spotlight: Jack O’Koniewski

Jack O’Koniewski Hometown: Needham, Massachusetts College Commitment: Denison University   Originally from the Boston area, Jack and his family moved the academy over seven years ago so that he and

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Senior Spotlight: Samantha Russell

Samantha Russell Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia College Commitment: Wofford College   Samantha has been attending Smith Stearns on and off in the summers since she was ten years old. In sixth

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Senior Spotlight: Jiri Honajzer

Jiri Honajzer Hometown: Zlin, Czech Republic College Commitment: New York University (NYU)   After a getting a recommendation to attend the academy from a former student, Jiri moved to Smith

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Senior Spotlight: Adam Cablik

Adam Cablik Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic College Commitment: University of New York in Prague   After battling a serious elbow injury, Adam decided to get back out on the court

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