The Con Edison Westchester Scholastic Sports Award Program recognizes the ‘Scholar Athlete of the Week’
“The Con Edison Scholar Athlete of the Week”
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CON EDISON’S WESTCHESTER SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Alex Rizzo
This week’s winner of the Con Edison’s Westchester Scholar Athlete of the Week is Alex Rizzo, a Senior on the Bronxville High School Indoor Track and Field Team. Alex was the Section One Mile Champion at the State Qualifiers and finished 1st at States (State Champion) and 2nd in the Federation with at time of 4:13 Selected as the Section 1 Sportsmanship Award Winner.
Other athletic achievements include:
XC 2018 — 4th place finisher at States
Indoor track: one of the top runners in the nation
Is ranked #7 in the 1000 in the nation, #7 in the mile, won an individual title at the 2019 Westchester County Championships
Member of the #6 SMR team in the nation and the #1 DMR team in the nation
Examples of leadership, citizenship and character include Accepted to US Naval Academy, captain of the track team since his sophomore year. Organizes group runs and group lifts for the younger guys. Volunteers for youth track clinics.