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Inaugural Wildcats Team Swim Across America a Resounding Success!!

Nine students from 10th-12th grade, including captain Miya Schilz '20, Javi Esquivel '19, Nora Riedinger '19. Kathryn Whitten '20, Sofia Prieto '20, Luke Chase '20, Jessi Sohn '20, Madeleine Dawson '20, and Sophie Tran-Ryan '21 joined Sophomore Class Dean Jared Baird for the event, leaping off the ship under the Golden Gate Bridge and swimming 1.75 miles to the east end of Crissy Field in San Francisco. The team raised $12,337.33 for pediatric Cancer research at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals. Sofia, Miya, and Madeleine were awarded Wavemaker status for raising over $1000. The entire event raised...wait for it...$717,012 for focused research on improving outcomes for children with cancer here in the Bay Area.  Thank you to the many who gave moral and/or material support. We'd love to have you join us next year!