RFH ATHLETES SIGN UP FOR SPORTS

RFHsigningCollege sports-bound RFH seniors Schuyler DeBree and Bridget Miles, left to right in front row, and Eamon Kitson, Donald Bedell, Peter Righi, and Jason Bryan left to right in back row.

Press release from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School

Six student-athletes marked a milestone by signing National Letters of Intent at a ceremony on February 5, in the Lower Library of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School.

The National Letter of Intent serves as a binding agreement between student-athletes and their collegiate sports programs. The letter, signed on what is known as National Signing Day, marks the last step in the recruitment and commitment process.

Donald Bedell, who appears at number 23 in The Star Ledger list of “New Jersey’s Top 50 Senior Recruits”, will be a defensive end for the Rutgers University football team.

Bedell, who stands 6’4″ and weighs 230 pounds, made a verbal commitment to the Scarlet Knights in June 2013.

His RFH teammate Peter Righi, a 6’3″ 285-pound offensive lineman, signed his National Letter of Intent to play for Monmouth University in West Long Branch.

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BOARD OF ED HONORS RFH STUDENTS

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Rumson-Fair Haven High School junior Frank Delaney, manager of the school’s football team and recipient of this year’s “Unsung Hero”¬†award from the Shore Chapter of the New Jersey Football Officials Association (NJFOA), is congratulated by RFH¬†Superintendent Peter Righi.

Press release from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School

Over 100 Rumson-Haven Regional High School students were recently honored by the school’s Board of Education for outstanding academic achievement, as well as unprecedented athletic success.

Proud parents and other supporters were in attendance during the ceremony that took place on the evening of January 7 in the RFH auditorium, where the students were presented with certificates and praised for their hard work, both in the classroom and on the turf.

Three students attained perfect scores on Sections of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and SAT II, and four fall sports teams — football, girls’ cross country, girls’ field hockey, and girls’ soccer — attained state titles. In addition, the football team student manager received the school’s first “Unsung Hero Award” award from the Shore Chapter of the New Jersey Football Officials Association.

RFH senior Matt Sheehan achieved a milestone for RFH by receiving the school’s first perfect score of 800 on the U.S. History Sub-Section of the SAT II.

Senior Tucker Briggs attained a perfect score of 800 on the Math Section of the SAT and RFH senior Nick Hawke received a perfect score of 800 on the SAT Writing Section.

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EXCELLENCE ALL AROUND, FOR RFH MIDFIELDER

Sky SSOA Award 007From press materials furnished by Rumson-Fair Haven Regional HS

The Shore Soccer Officials Association announced that Rumson-Fair Haven Regional HS senior Schuyler DeBree (pictured) has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the John Cobb Girls Senior Excellence Award.

Presented each year since 1993 to one female and one male soccer player from Monmouth County, the awards are based on nominations from the honorees’ coaches, and are bestowed upon students who are “proven to embody the finest qualities of a scholar/athlete including demonstrated sportsmanship, playing ability, and scholastic achievement.”

Schuyler received the award plaque at a ceremony held on Thursday, November 14 at Hemingway’s Cafe in Seaside Heights.

RFH Girls Soccer Coach and Physical Education Instructor Mary Beth Coleman, who nominated Schuyler for the award, lauded her leadership qualities and commitment to community service.

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