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Marjorie Sherard

USA Swimming recently announced the 2020-2021 Scholastic All America Athletes. The criteria to earn this prestigious award include the following: Minimum of 3.5 academic grade point average Individual swim performance times equal to or faster than the 2019 Winter Junior National qualifying time during the qualifying period (Sept 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021.) Of the 14 Missouri Valley athletes to earn this prestigious honor, 5 OF THEM ARE EKC SWIMMERS!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING EKC SWIMMERS: CONNOR BICHSEL ANNE DEEDY EVAN DEEDY CADEN FRANCOIS AVERY KARL For more information...

Carmen Menges

Dear Empire KC Families, Your EKC Board of Directors is excited to announce the hiring of Thomas Baumann as a fulltime Senior Coach starting in August 2021. As a Senior Coach, Thomas will primarily be working with the Senior group in Missouri while assisting with other groups. Thomas is a well-known and respected coach, as evidenced by some of his accomplishments: Coached four 18 & under Olympic Trials qualifiers, 2019-2021 Silver Medal Club Status as awarded by USA Swimming (2020 and 2021) Coached two 18 & under World 100 Ranking...

Carmen Menges

ROLLA, Mo. – Missouri S&T junior Andy Huffman (Lee's Summit, MO/Lee's Summit) , who has earned All-America awards in seven events this week at the NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving Championships, was named today as the recipient of the Elite 90 Award for the 2021 season. Huffman, who is majoring in engineering management at Missouri S&T and currently carries a 4.0 grade point average. He was presented with the award during the team awards presentation on Saturday in Birmingham, Ala., and is the first Missouri S&T student-athlete and 17th...