18 Perkiomen Valley student/athletes headed to the next level

 

Eighteen Perkiomen Valley High School senior student/athletes, 11 girls and seven boys representing seven scholastic sports and all three NCAA division levels, announced their college choices during a recent signing event at the high school attended by family, coaches and teammates. The student/athletes are as follows:
 
All photos courtesy of Perkiomen Valley athletic department
Tyler Boccelli – Baseball -University of Valley Forge (D3)
Position: Utility
Activities at PV: Baseball
Academic/community service: Honor roll
Parents: Jennifer and David Boccelli
Anticipated major: Sports Management
 
Luke Cichetti – Lacrosse – Widener (D3)
Position: Attack/Midfeld
Activities at PV: Lacrosse
Academic/community service: Honor roll
Parents: Patty Ann and Dan Cichetti
Anticipated major: Biology Pre-Physical Therapy
 
Jack Colyer – Baseball – Ithaca College (D3)
Position: Pitcher/Infield/Outfield
Activities at PV: Baseball, Golf
Major athletic awards/achievements: 2018 Bob McNaughton Golf Award, 2019 JV Baseball Coaches Award
Academic/community service: Distinguished honors
Parents: Erin and Robb Colyer
Anticipated major: Finance
 
Julia Downing – Field hockey – Bellarmine (D1)
Position: Defense
Activities at PV: National Honor Society, Link Crew, Key Club, Red Cross Club, Viking Buddies, Big Brother/Big Sister, varsity field hockey
Major athletic awards/achievements: Field hockey - 1st team All-PAC, 1st team All-Area (Mercury), honorable mention all-state
Parents: Keith and Laura Downing
Anticipated major: Exercise Science
 
Sam Grayauskie – Swimming – East Stroudsburg (D2)
Event: Distance freestyle
Activities at PV: Water polo (manager), Swimming, Track (Throwing, Distance running), GSA
Major athletic awards/achievements: PV MVP Award
Parents: Jennifer and Steve Grayauskie
Anticipated major: Early Childhood Education
 
Mackenzie Hanlon – Lacrosse – University of Colorado (D1)
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: Lacrosse, Field hockey, Golf, PVYB, Key Club, Viking Buddies, Student Section leader
Academic/community service: Distinguished honors and honor roll
Parents: Tara and Andrew Hanlon
Anticipated major: Sports Marketing/Management
 
Clare Johns – Softball – Keystone College (D3)
Position: Utility
Activities at PV: Softball (freshman and sophomore years)
Parent: Michael Johns
Anticipated major: Sports Management
 
Lauren Keyte – Field hockey – Quinnipiac (D1)
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: National Honor Society, Big Brother Big Sister
Major athletic awards/achievements: 2021 - 1st team All-PAC Liberty, 2nd team All-Area (Mercury)
Academic/community service: Highest academic achievement
Parents: Steve and Stefanie Keyte
Anticipated major: Occupational Therapy
 
Aidan McCabe – Lacrosse – Manhattan College (D1)
Position: Midfield/Attack
Activities at PV: Lacrosse
Major athletic awards/achievements: Varsity letters for lacrosse
Academic/community service: Honor roll
Parents: Celina and Mike McCabe
Anticipated major: Biology
 
Chloe Miller – Field hockey – University of New Hampshire (D1)
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: Field hockey
Parents: Samantha and Christopher Miller
Anticipated major: Undecided
 
Kayla Minkon -Field hockey – East Stroudsburg (D2)
Position: Forward
Activities at PV: Key Club, Link Crew
Academic/community service: Distinguished honor roll
Parents: Alison and Steve Minkon
Anticipated major: Undeclared
 
Richard ‘Gino’ Nave – Lacrosse – Capital University (D3)
Position: LSM
Activities at PV: Lacrosse, Water polo
Academic/community service: Distinguished honors
Parents: Rich and Nicole Nave
Anticipated major: Business Management
 
Jana Nuss – Lacrosse – Saint Leo (D2)
Position: Attack
Activities at PV: Lacrosse, Soccer, PV youth lacrosse coach
Major athletic awards/achievements: 4-year varsity lacrosse player
Academic/community service: Distinguished honor roll
Parents: Bobbi and John Nuss
Anticipated major: Business
 
Mackenzie Rotay – Lacrosse – George Washington (D1)
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: Lacrosse, Field Hockey, PVYB, Red Cross Club, National Charity League
Major athletic awards/achievements: 4-year varsity letters, 2021 All-PAC 2nd team attack, 2021 All-Area honorable mention, PV Field Hockey Coaches Award, PV Offensive Spark Award, 2021 field hockey - 2nd team All-PAC Liberty, honorable mention All-Area (Mercury)
Academic/community service: Highest Honors
Parents: Michael and Joelle Rotay
Anticipated major: Criminal Justice
 
Harrison Schlachta – Lacrosse – Penn College of Technology (D3)
Position: Midfield
Parent: Susan Schlachta
Anticipated major: Building Construction
 
Savannah Silvestre – Field hockey – Shippensburg (D2)
Position: Defense
Activities at PV: Field hockey, Basketball, Key Club, Link Crew, Mini-Thon, PVYB Field hockey volunteer coach and referee
Major athletic awards/achievements: 2021 - 1st team All-PAC Liberty, 2nd team All-Area (Mercury), PV team captain for field hockey, PV Defensive Spark Award (field hockey)
Academic/community service: National Honor Society, Highest honors all 3 years, Presidential Bronze Service Award for 50 hours of community service, AP Honors Scholar Award
Parents: Lisa and David Silvestre
Anticipated major: Business management and Communications
 
Owen Slack – Soccer – West Chester (D2)
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: Soccer, Link Crew
Major athletic awards/achievements: 2021 - 1st team All-PAC Liberty, 1st team All-Area (Mercury), 2nd team All-PAC and All-Area (Mercury) in 2020
Academic/community service: Honor roll
Parents: Jamie and Steve Slack
Anticipated major: Statistics
 
Jordyne Stong – Field hockey – DeSales (D3)
Position: Forward
Activities at PV: Key Club, Youth Group, Girl Scouts, Youth field hockey volunteer, Souderton Strikers, school lacrosse 9-10, field hockey 4 years
Major athletic awards/achievements: Varsity field hockey letter winner, PV Offensive Spark Award (sophomore year)
Academic/community service: Honor roll and distinguished honors
Parents: Stacey and Doug Stong
Anticipated major: Marketing