PNC Achievers

PNC Student Achiever

The PNC Achievers program is giving Maryland high school student lacrosse players a new opportunity to shine.

The program identifies and recognizes outstanding student athletes across the state of Maryland in the sport of lacrosse for their success and leadership in the classroom, in their sport, and within the broader community. The program highlights both boys’ and girls’ lacrosse programs across public and private schools.

Beginning March 12th, please tune in every Tuesday to our radio stations 105.7 The Fan, Today’s 101.9, and MIX 106.5, between 8 a.m. and  9 a.m. as we meet and interview these outstanding student athletes.

The PNC Achievers High School Lacrosse Edition is sponsored by PNC Bank.

 “When a student brings their best to their education and community as well as to their sport, our entire communities are strengthened. By recognizing these incredible achievements, PNC is helping to ensure a better tomorrow for our future leaders and the citizens of Maryland.” – Laura Gamble PNC regional president for Greater Maryland.

To nominate a student for PNC Achievers click here

Jack Szalankiewicz Photo
March 13, 2020 - 11:49 am
This week’s PNC Achiever is Jack Szalankiewicz from Mount Saint Joseph High School. Jack is serving as captain of the Gaels lacrosse team for the second year, and has big goals for the season. He has also challenged himself in the classroom – taking 6 AP classes over his four years at MSJ. Jack is...
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Emily Messinese
March 06, 2020 - 9:13 am
This week’s PNC Achiever is Emily Messinese from Gerstell Academy. Emily is a 3-sport Varsity athlete and an amazing lacrosse player. She was named to the IAAM A Conference All-Conference Team, and the All Carroll County Girls Lacrosse Team last year. She is also an incredible student and has been...
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May 28, 2019 - 10:33 am
Varsity lacrosse (grades 10, 11, and 12). Has anchored the #1 defensive unit in the MIAA for the past two seasons. With his guidance, the team has won the MIAA titles and started the 2019 season as the #1 team in the country according to Nike/US Lacrosse. A 4-year Brother Tom Miller Scholar at...
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May 20, 2019 - 5:19 pm
3.7 GPA Varsity lacrosse (freshman, sophomore, and junior year) Team leader in ground balls and caused turnovers Volunteers with the Harlem Lacrosse where she teaches inner city youth about lacrosse and leadership
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May 13, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Enrolled in John Carroll's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) program Carries a 4.3 GPA A member of the National Honor Society and the French Honor Society Varsity team captain Volunteered at local youth lacrosse clinics
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May 07, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Cumulative unweighted and weighted GPA of 4.0/4.0 and 5.6/6.0 Accepted to University of Chicago as an Odyssey Scholar on a full academic scholarships Scored a 1550/1600 on the SAT President of both the National Science Honor Society and the National Chinese Honor Society. A member of the National...
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April 29, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Captain on varsity lacrosse, swimming, and tennis Honor roll 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 Head of Women in Politics Club at school from 2016-2018 Plays harp at concerts for various charities including Walter Reid Military Hospital and different retirement homes. Started a STEAM club for a defunded...
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April 22, 2019 - 7:52 pm
4.2 GPA Varsity team captain Varsity starter (4 years) 2018 All MIAA A Conference, All-County, All-Metro, All-State, Under Armour All American Team Baltimore A member of National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, and Leadership Council Volunteers with Annapolis Lighthouse Shelter's...
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April 15, 2019 - 5:11 pm
3.3 GPA Varsity Lacrosse - 4 Years Team captain (junior and senior year) Serves as a weekly youth group leader at Grace Community Church Helped organize the International Club at Chapelgate Christian Academy to provide outreach and mentoring to foreign exchange students.
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April 08, 2019 - 5:03 pm
3.98 unweighted GPA, 5.4 weighted GPA Part of the prestigious Project Lead The Way STEM Engineering Program, a rigorous engineering program that requires 4 years of intensive STEM engineering education and results in a certificate upon high school graduation Founder and vice president of the Young...
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