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Two Mount Mercy Athletes Earn Academic Accolades

   Recently two Mount Mercy Academy athletes were honored by Section VI. Both were named to the Section VI All-Western New York Scholar-Athlete spring sports team. Students who are selected most maintain a 90 plus average for the previous six semesters and have been a starter or significant player in their sports. Seniors from the over 100 public and private high schools across Western New York are eligible and then the most qualified are selected.  Representing Mount Mercy Academy on the spring All-Western New York Scholar-Athlete team are Mariah Rullan of Buffalo and Grace Willert of West Seneca.

Rullan, Mount Mercy’s co-Senior Athlete of the year, was a member of the school’s lacrosse team.  She scored 13 goals and was an Honorable Mention All-Catholic selection this season. Willert, a member of the track team, was the field MVP this season and placed second overall in the shot put with a heave of 32’ and fifth overall in the discus with a throw of 93’9” at the State Catholic Track Championships.  Congratulations ladies!

"Mount Mercy has taught me some of the most important things in my life and I am so grateful for that. I know that incorporating the principles of a woman of Mercy has made me the best version of myself. I can only hope that in the future, I will continue to grow and teach others the valuable lessons that I was taught at Mount Mercy. While I have learned so many things here, the greatest thing by far that I have learned is that DNA does not always make a family, love makes a family and that is exactly what I have gained here, a second family."

Mariah Rullan

Class of 2019

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