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Holy Trinity Interparochial School Hosts Longest Running Parochial School Track Meet in NJ

Saturday, July 5, 2014 • 11:35pm

Holy Trinity Interparochial School (HTIS) in Westfield, hosted its 35th annual Holy Trinity Invitational Track and Field Meet at Gary Kehler Stadium on Sunday, May 18th. The longest-running parochial school track meet in New Jersey featured over 800 athletes from 18 area Catholic schools.

The meet included teams from St. Michael School in Newark, Good Shepherd Academy in Irvington, Our Lady of Sorrows in South Orange and Assumption School in Morristown.

All the races were hard fought and the overall results were tight. Good Shepard Academy had the highest overall team score. Holy Trinity were extremely proud of their overall 2nd position in the medal totals, with the girls coming 2nd in the medal total and the boys coming 4th. Graduating eight graders, Mary Brezik, Mia Boccher, Nicholas Cao, Kyle Feste, Colleen Glynn, Meghan Root, Daniel Scalia and Brittany Walsh all had a strong performance including some PR’s and medal placement. Enzo Soltani broke the meet record in the 4th grade 800m with a time of 2:48.

Top three performances in individual events include Meagan Bourke, Alexandria Brenner, Elizabeth Corrigan, Silva Cortes, Hannah Cummings, Sasha Joseph Gabrielle and Olivia Keating, Owen Mitchell, Odhran and Rachel O’Suillvan Jonathan Scalia, Parker Smith Alec Touhey, Sebastian Ubilius and Sophie Vastine. The remaining team members; Alec Bergh Thies, Daniel Cao, Nicholas Corrigan, Sebastian Cortes, Alexander Cummings, Patricia Dawidocz, Angelika Demetrick, Jack Keating, Ryan Kennedy, Grace O’Neill, James Smith, Chiara Soltani, Oliver Vastine and Emma Morose all contributed to the HTIS success.

At this meet HTIS was proud to announce the renaming of the youth medley to honor Director Tom Glynn and his family who have been part of the school running community for more than a decade. A special thanks was paid to the coaches, Edwin Joseph, Julia Grimes, Tom Root and assistant coaches Caitlyn Glynn and Anthony Scalia. 

Holy Trinity Interparochial School is a faith-based community with a mission of educating students from 2 years old through 8th grade to actualize their full, individual potential, both spiritually and academically, while adhering to the tenets of the Roman Catholic Church.  HTIS students are appropriately educated to become responsible members of their families, high schools, and communities in an ever-changing world.  Holy Trinity Interparochial School is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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