Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/11/13
The Pansini & Mezrow Law Firm is proud to recognize the following student-athletes as winners of the Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. Each winner receives a $50 gift certificate to Starbuck’s. Overall male and female winners at the end of the season will receive a large cash prize.
Greg Merrill, Great Valley, Junior Attackman
College Choice: Princeton University
Major lacrosse honors: Two-time All-Ches-Mont League pick; scored over 100 goals in first two years.
Service Projects: Great Valley Youth Lacrosse Association Assistant Coach for U-7 players; sold and delivered wreath for ManUp Lacrosse Club; Paoli United Methodist Church Christian Student Mission, worked as Camp Counselor assistant, fed homeless people in Philadelphia, raised money for local food banks in crop walk benefit, participated in Home of the Sparrow Work Day, sorted canned good donations for pantry for Salvation Army, worked in coffee house to benefit A.S.A. mission trip
Academic Honors: GPA is 4.1
Mark Lantieri, Upper Darby, Senior midfielder
College Choice: Villanova University (for academics)
Major lacrosse honors: Team captain; 37 groundballs, five goals, five assists this year; three-year starter
Service Projects: Member of National Honor Society, Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House, Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia
Academic Honors: National Merit Finalist Commended, Distinguished Honor Roll All Marking Periods, Ranked 1 in class of 885, 2230 SAT, 2290 Combined SAT IIs (Mathematics IIC, Physics, U.S. History), 33 on ACT, 5 on AP U.S. History and AP Government & Politics, Rotary Club Student of the Month, Excellence in Literary Analysis, Pre-Calculus Honors, Engineering Drafting & Design II, Geometry Honors, Bronze Medal AATSP National Spanish Exam 2011, Spanish 4 Honors, Spanish 3 Honors, Royal Scholar
GPA: 100.9063 on a 100 scale (4.000)
Alex Poplawski, Springfield-Delco, Senior midfielder
College Choice: Stanford University
Major lacrosse honors: Four-year varsity starter, Captain 2013, All-Central 3 years, All-Delco 3 years, 2 Time All- American.
Service Projects: She has volunteered for the MS Walk in April as a volunteer with her team at Goshen Park in 2011 and at Ridley State Park in 2012; Volunteer at MS the last two years
Academic Honors: Ranked #1 in her class of 300 students. Taking three AP courses, National Honor Society, Foreign Language National Honor Society, SHS Service Club, 2012 US Lacrosse Academic All-American.
Ana DeJesus, John W. Hallahan Catholic, Junior offensive midfield
College Choice: Applying to Princeton, Penn, Penn State, Drexel,
Major lacrosse honors: Starter on Hallahan’s first-ever lacrosse team for school that opener in 1901
Service Projects: President of Model UN, Community Service Corps (CSC), Ambassadors, Tutoring
Academic Honors: GPA: 4.0; National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Ambassadors, President of Model UN
Other sports: Plays tennis, Co-Captain for track team.
Coaches may nominate their players for the Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll by sending in to firstname.lastname@example.org.