2019 Wethersfield High School graduate Emily McKenna has started her freshman year as a student-athlete at Adelphi University in Garden City New York.
McKenna was a four-year varsity letter receipient with the WHS golf team, earning all-conference status all four seasons and receiving all-state accolades as a junior and senior. This past spring she helped lead the Eagles to an undefeated regular season (16-0) and repeat as CCC champs, shooting a course-low in the conference finals.
In addition to golf, McKenna was a member of the volleyball team for four years, serving as a captain.
She also excelled in the classroom as a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, English Honor Society, Social Studies Honor Society, and Art Honor Society, as well as, taking AP chemistry, AP art, and ECE Spanish.
Outside of WHS, McKenna qualified for the CT PGA Tournament of Champions, and also placed second in the Connecticut Women's Golf Association Junior Championship.
McKenna also volunteered her time with the Rocky Hill Congregational Church through their Epworth Project in building homes in New Orleans. She was also a key organizer of the suicide prevention walk here in Wethersfield.
McKenna is currently pursing a major in Graphic Design at Adelphi as she prepares for her freshman season on the links this spring.
*Information provided by Wethersfield AD Mike Maltese and the WHS Athletic Department*
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