Sacred Heart High School senior Madeline King Commits to Swim and Study at Boston College
King, who has been designated as one of the best swimmers in the history of the Cape Cod Swim Club holds many CCSC age group and open records including the 200 yd freestyle at 1:50.09 and the 200 Individual Medley at 2:04.36.
Last year she won the high point trophy for scoring the most points of any swimmer in the 15-18 age group in New England at the New England Age Group Championships. She is also qualified to swim in USA Jr. Nationals and Futures Meets, two of the highest level meets in the United States just under US National Championships and Olympic Trials.
Dr. Michael Gill, Principal of Sacred Heart School and Ron ZuWallack Head Coach of the Cape Cod Swim Club were on hand at King's "Official Signing Day" where she committed to training and leading a disciplined life.
"We are very proud of Maddie's academic and athletic accomplishments but even more so for the character that she has demonstrated while a student at Sacred Heart," said Dr. Gill, noting that King has successfully balanced both her demanding and rigorous academic and swim training schedules.
About Sacred Heart School
Sacred Heart School is a private, co-educational Catholic school system, providing educational opportunities for students from preschool through grade 12 for 35 communities throughout the South Shore and Cape Cod. As a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Divine Providence, Sacred Heart School welcomes students to a learning community which is academically challenging and rooted in the Gospel. Students develop critical thinking skills, engage in service to those in need, and deepen awareness of global perspectives.
Situated on 100 acres in Kingston, MA, the Sacred Heart campus encompasses an Early Education Center, Elementary School, and Middle- High School. The school offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and cutting-edge technology programs in combination with extensive athletic, arts, and extra-curricular activities to ensure students a well-rounded education.
Founded in 1947, the school has seen many changes since its inception, including the recent construction of a $2 million Science and Innovation Center, upgrades to the Observatory, the addition of a large organic garden, and extensive beautiful athletics fields and facilities.
The campus is in use throughout the year as the site of many sports events. Sacred Heart also offers several vibrant summer programs focusing on academics, leadership skills, and traditional athletic programs. Sacred Heart is also home to Camp Morningstar, a long-standing recreational camp with sailing, swimming, sports, games and field trips.
Sacred Heart is proud of its near 100% college acceptance rate at outstanding schools in the United States and around the Globe.
Sacred Heart is led by President Sister Myra Rodgers, CDP, High School Principal Dr. Michael Gill, Elementary School Principal Shaun Morgan, and Early Childhood Center Principal, Sister Angela Provost, CDP.
Sacred Heart School welcomes students of all faiths and diverse backgrounds. The school is committed to developing the whole student, offering an independent school atmosphere and top-tier academics.
The Sacred Heart School campus is located at 251-399 Bishops Highway, Kingston, MA 02364. For additional information about the school, please visit www.sacredheartkingston.com or call 781-585-7511.
PHOTO: Sacred Heart High School senior Maddie King is shown here at her official signing day with Ron ZuWallack Head Coach of the Cape Cod Swim Club (left) and Dr. Michael Gill, Principal of Sacred Heart School (right); she has committed to swim and study at Boston College, a Division 1 Athletic School