The Observer

Student wins two gold medals at Paralympics

By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor

September 28, 2011

As the timer counted down the remaining seconds in the Jimi Flowers Paralympic Meet at the Colorado Olympic Training Center this past June, sophomore Ben Ertman swam his fastest and won the gold medal in both the 150-meter individual medley and the 200-meter backstroke. The Jimi Flowers Classic is...

Senior wins Gold Medal

By By Kyle Edwards News Production Editor

March 22, 2011

Congratulations to senior Andrea Mirviss for winning the 2011 National Scholastic Writing Awards National Gold Medal in short story. The gold medal is awarded to the “most outstanding works in the nation” and awarded this prestigous honor, one percent of the works submitted.

Junior wins bronze medal at Special Olympics

By By Danny Weiss Staff Writer

November 23, 2010

Junior David Kopperman competed in the Special Olympics Oct. 23 and won a bronze medal in tennis. Kopperman started training with sophomore Lauren Perrine in August and prepared to play a doubles match with her in the competition. “We met through the Special Olympics, and ever since then we’ve...

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