Elise is a fifth grader at the British American School. Besides swimming, Elise plays soccer, is a cheerleader, plays the piano, and loves to read. Having passed level six she is a strong swimmer and her favorite strokes are front crawl and breaststroke. She has put all of her hard earned patches in her memory box. When you ask Elise what her favorite thing about Charlotte Aquatics is she says, “The Teachers!” Her favorite memory of Charlotte Aquatics is when she passed level 5 and she feels that swimming has changed her life by making her safer in the water. Way to go Elise!
Lucie is a seventh grader at the British American School and is a great student in and out of the water. When she is not swimming she is doing homework, reading, walking, or cheerleading. Her favorite stroke is the breastroke and she feels that swimming has changed her life by making her safer in the water and allowing her to have more fun in the water. She has all of her level patches safely stored away in her bedroom. When asked what her favorite swimming memory is, she replies, “I don’t have one specific. All moments were a great experience!” And of course, her favorite thing about Charlotte Aquatics is the teachers.
Yuta is a second grader at Ballantyne Elementary school. When he is not swimming he loves to do anything active so swimming suits him well. He is so proud of his accomplishment and seeing a goal through to the finish. He has decorated his desk with his level 6 trophy.