Penn Charter seniors (from left) Ben Szuhaj, Isabel Hirschberg, and Patrick McInerney.

Penn Charter seniors (from left) Ben Szuhaj, Isabel Hirschberg, and Patrick McInerney.

Last week, three Penn Charter seniors formally announced their commitments to play sports next year at Ivy League colleges and universities.

Isabel Hirshberg will play squash at Princeton University, Patrick McInerney will play football at the University of Pennsylvania, and Ben Szuhaj will run track and cross country at Dartmouth College.

Parents, coaches, teammates and friends joined the three student athletes at a special recognition ceremony in the school’s Gummere Library, where Director of Athletics and Athletic Planning John Thiel offered his congratulations.

“You three young people have chosen not only to study at Ivy League institutions, but to compete, and that is impressive,” Thiel said. “We wish you the very best.”

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