Congratulations to senior, Rena Ikenishi, who has been awarded the Gold Level Graduating Senior Award from the U.S, Figure Skating Association! Selection for this honor is based on high-level accomplishments in figure skating championships in addition to a commitment to academic studies.
“The Graduating Seniors Program was developed to recognize the achievements of those individuals graduating from high school who have made the commitment to continue their training in figure skating while pursuing their academic studies.” –usfsa.org.
We are all incredibly proud of Rena’s continued hard work and commitment to her sport. We wish her the best in all her future endeavors.
Rena is currently skating to raise money to help fund cancer research. She and her team are participating in the SK8 to Elimin8 Cancer event in Hauppauge this year. If you would like to support her cause, visit: http://ow.ly/9aQ430jttWv . Learn more about Rena’s skating accomplishments here: http://ow.ly/6Q4Z30jttXO