Athlete of the Week | Christie Yip '18

Week of Jan. 22 - 28

Christie is a multi-sport senior athlete currently playing a huge role on the JV Girls' Basketball team. Christie was an integral part of the team’s 22-21 OT win vs. Brooks with her 11 points overall, including all of the team’s points in OT. Christie’s points were a result of her hard work disrupting the Brooks offense and her scores off fast-breaks. As point guard, Christie is known for her work in creating scoring opportunities not only for herself, but also for teammates. As co-captain of the team, Christie brings a level of positivity and enthusiasm to every practice and game, thereby raising the level of play for her entire team.

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Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.