Posts Tagged ‘ Alex ’

Swim Across America raises $186,000 for cancer patients

Swim Across America raises $186,000 for cancer patients

  By Alex Shannon Veritas Editing Staff   (Oct. 3, 2013)  Swimmers of all ages and abilities congregated this past summer to fundraise for cancer patients on Nantucket. The event, Swim Across America, took place August 24 at Jetties Beach.…

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Alumnus Ben Parker tutors students

Alex Shannon Veritas Sports Editor   (Feb. 7, 2013)  Ben Parker, a 2012 graduate of Nantucket High School, has begun his own SAT tutoring program. Parker is currently studying at Dartmouth College where he is majoring in mechanical engineering.  In…

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Alex’s Angle: The Essence of a Team

Alex Shannon Veritas Sports Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  No matter how many clubs or special groups you’re in, a sports team will always be something special and unique.  Despite numerous similarities that these various organizations have in common, I…

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Newman named 2012 Distinguished Young Woman

Newman named 2012 Distinguished Young Woman

By Alex Shannon Veritas Sports Editor   (Nov. 16, 2012)  Another year has come and gone again for a scholarship program that has been running for 35 years on Saturday, November 3, when participants of the Distinguished Young Women took…

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Buckey, Richards, Shannon attend the Nantucket Project

Buckey, Richards, Shannon attend the Nantucket Project

  By Parker Richards & Alex Shannon Veritas Editor & Veritas Sports Editor   (Nov 16, 2012)  Each year, the Nantucket Golf Club selects two juniors from Nantucket High School to represent the school at the Nantucket Project. The students,…

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Alex’s Angle: The Island Cup

By Alex Shannon Veritas Sports Editor  (Nov 16, 2012)  It’s that time of year again, when two island communities come together to support their football teams in hopes of earning the prized Island Cup. This year, on November 17, the…

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People to People Ambassador trip

People to People Ambassador trip

  By Alex Shannon Veritas Sports Editor (Oct 11, 2012)  This past summer I had the privilege of traveling to Italy and Greece. It was my first time being in Europe and the excitement was unbearable.  Traveling with one of…

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Alex’s Angle

By Alex Shannon Veritas Sports Editor   (Oct. 11, 2012)  Pride is a word that is printed on t-shirts, sweatshirts and posters, but the question is, what is pride to you? Is pride standing up to cheer at that football…

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