Trinity’s Elizabeth Leathers Accepts Swim Scholarship to Hillsdale

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Trinity’s Lizzie Leathers has accepted a swimming scholarship at Hillsdale College in Michigan.

May 15, 2016 – One of Trinity’s most decorated athletes, Elizabeth Leathers, has accepted a swimming scholarship to Hillsdale College. Lizzie becomes Trinity’s first-ever swimmer to swim at the collegiate level.

Lizzie Leathers has enjoyed an extremely successful swimming career at Trinity. She has won 6 Heritage league titles, and has qualified for CIF Southern Section finals in 5 events.  She has amassed an amazing record of 36 first place finishes in League competition. Lizzie currently holds five League records and seven Trinity team records.  In her final season at Trinity, she has led the girl’s team to qualify 3 relay teams that will compete at CIF mid-May.  This is the first time in school history that Trinity will have a relay team at CIF! She was recently named the Trinity “Spirit of Sport” CIF nominee. This award is given to the athlete that most exemplifies victory with honor.

Lizzie has been awarded both an athletic scholarship, as well as an academic scholarship to attend the prestigious Hillsdale College.

“I have learned many life lessons during my education at Trinity.  My teammates and classmates have taught me how to persevere during difficult times, and how to have fun in the process.  Trinity has not just taught me facts; Trinity has taught me the skills to learn any subject. I have learned how to think.”

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Lizzie Leathers signing her Letter of Intent with her parents, Mike Leathers, also Trinity’s Swim Coach and Sharon Leathers

Lizzie will be continuing her classical education and will be majoring in “Classics” at Hillsdale. Because of the excellent preparation that Trinity has provided, Lizzie will be able to graduate with a minor in constitutional law. Lizzie plans to attend law school after earning her Bachelor’s Degree.

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