B-B students chosen for unique programs

By on May 27, 2012

Clayton Lovelace was selected to play soccer abroad this spring. Provided photoByron-Bergen senior student Clayton Lovelace was chosen to the Section V European Select Soccer Team had the chance of playing soccer abroad this spring. As a representative of New York State, Clayton not only participated in international soccer matches in Barcelona, Spain, but also gained knowledge of the country by the various cultural opportunities and events in which he participated. EuroSports Network provided the opportunity for Clayton and approximately 50 other soccer players from Western New York “to learn what soccer at the international level is all about.” Clayton played against top teams in Spain April 6 through 13, and says he came away from this experience enriched with the experience and the new friendships that were made.

Mark Lancaster, a Byron-Bergen junior, will attend the 2012 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar in Annapolis, Maryland. Provided photoThe U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) invited a select group of approximately 2,250 young men and women from across the nation and abroad to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this year. Junior Mark Lancaster will participate in the 2012 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program which is a teaching experience for prospective applicants about life at the Naval Academy. In a six-day session, students participate in academic and leadership programs along with daily physical exercises. Mark will attend academic classes and participate in seamanship and navigation training. At the end of the workshops, Mark will take a cruise aboard a Navy Yard Patrol Craft to apply what he learned in class.