To be selected as the Swimmer of the Month, athletes must show their dedication to our team through their hard work, attendance, desire to improve, teamwork, and ability to listen to instruction. We are proud to honor this season's Stingray Swimmers of the Month.


December 2018

Ida Bodony 

How long have you been a Stingray? I started swimming with the Galena Swim Team about a year ago and I joined the Stingrays about four months ago when we moved to Fairbanks.

What practice group do you swim with? I swim with Bronze

What is your favorite stoke? Butterfly

What is your favorite event to swim in a meet? I really like the 100 Backstroke 

What school do you go to? I go to Two Rivers Elementary 

Do you have any hobbies? I love making art, especially mixed media paintings. I also have a lot of legos.

What is your favorite swim team memory? When I swam in Galena, I got pinched while swimming on St. Patrick's day because I was not wearing green.


November 2018

Jojo McCallum 

How long have you been a Stingray? I have been a Stingray for 3 years.

What practice group do you swim with? I swim with Silver

What is your favorite stoke? Freestyle

What is your favorite event to swim in a meet? I like the 50 Freestyle

What school do you go to? I am home schooled

Do you have any hobbies? I like to play with legos. I also like to play outside with my sisters.

What is your favorite swim team memory? Coach Robb Novice Meet!


October 2018

Sophie Henry 

How long have you been a Stingray? I have been a Stingray for over 4 years!

What practice group do you swim with? I swim with Platinum

What is your favorite stoke? Freestyle

What is your favorite event to swim in a meet? I like the 100 Freestyle

What school do you go to? I attend Randy Smith Middle School

Do you have any hobbies? I play the violin. I like to play with my dog named Pepper.

What is your favorite swim team memory? Halloween Swim Practice


September 2018

Travis Chiu 

How long have you been a Stingray? I have been a Stingray for almost 5 years!

What practice group do you swim with? I swim with Silver

What is your favorite stoke? I like Butterfly

What is your favorite event to swim in a meet? I like the 100 IM because it is a little bit of everything.

What school do you go to? University Park

Do you have any hobbies? I hunt with my family. I like to travel and go to new places. I also really like playing with my dog.

What is your favorite swim team memory? My very first swim meet!!