Athletics
The Miss Porter’s athletic department dedicates itself to achieving
athletic excellence by developing the necessary skills for our athletes to
take their athletic careers to the collegiate level. Our athletic programs
encompass the same level of appreciation towards diversity within our
community and athletic experience. The values of our mission statement
foster our desire to perform at the highest level and encourage the success
of students both on and off the field. Our school prides itself on the
values of dedication and integrity, and we prepare our athletes with the
mindset of growth and discipline in order to challenge themselves in the
future. The all-girls experience provides opportunities for leadership
throughout athletic competition which allows for the development of our
community. Athletic participation allows current students to become future
leaders.

The Porter's Athletic Advisory Committee is made up of current students.


Joi Griffin

Graduation year: 2020
Hometown/State: Atlanta, GA
Favorite thing about Athletics at Miss Porter’s:  My favorite aspect of
Porter's Athletics is "Senior Day" where at the last home game of the
season, we recognize all of the hard work and dedication seniors have given
to their team during their last year.
Why are you a member of PAAC: I'm a member of the PAAC because I love
cheering people on and supporting them when they're doing something that
they are passionate about. I also feel that it's important for everyone to
feel encouraged and excited to participate in athletics at Porter's,
whether they're an athlete, coach, or simply just a fan.

Ellen White

Graduation year: 2019
Hometown/State: Wallingford, CT
Favorite thing about Athletics at Miss Porter's: How your team becomes
your family and your closest friends.
Why are you a member of PAAC: I want to increase school spirit and allow
for everyone's thoughts or opinions about Porter's athletics to be heard.

Violet Cu

Graduation year: 2021
Hometown/State: Chicago (Area), IL
Favorite thing about Athletics at Miss Porter’s:  My favorite thing about
athletics are the girls on my team, and the atmosphere
Why are you a member of PAAC: I'm a member because I really like playing
sports and I'm interesting in improving the athletics at this school

Anna Foster

Graduation year: 2020
Hometown/State: Burlington, CT
Favorite thing about Athletics at Miss Porter’s:  My favorite thing about
Athletics at Miss Porter's is the team camaraderie and the support amongst
and between teams.
Why are you a member of PAAC:  I am a member of PAAC to be a voice for all
student athletes at Porter's regardless of sport or level.

Laura Gouvin

Graduation year: 2020
Hometown/State: Monson, MA
Favorite thing about Athletics at Miss Porter's: My favorite thing about
athletics at Miss Porter's is the relationships people build within the
community as a result of shared passions for sports.
Why are you a member of PAAC: I am a member of the PAAC because I want to
encourage students to challenge themselves in an athletic environment and
discover what teamwork, work ethic and leadership means to them.

Katje Knoblauch

Graduation year: 2020
Hometown/State: Bedford, NY
Favorite thing about athletics at Miss Porter's:  My favorite part about
athletics at Porter's is being part of a team
Why are you a member of PAAC:  I am a member of PAAC to help increase
school spirit for all sports teams so that we can have a more school wide
appreciation for athletics of all forms.

Astrid Lipkens

Graduation year: 2021

Hometown/State: Hampden, MA
Favorite thing about athletics at Miss Porter's:  My favorite thing about
the athletics at Porter's is the sense of community within each team. Every
team that I have been on at Porter's has been almost like family, and we
all end up being really close at the end of the season.
Why you are a member of PAAC:  I am a member of PAAC because I want to
spread my passion and love for sports to the whole school. I want to be a
part of influencing the growth of school spirit and support of athletics at
Porter's.

Mojo Plants

Graduation year: 2021
Hometown/State: Vermont
Favorite thing about Athletics at Miss Porters: The fun atmosphere
Why are you a member of PAAC: I love sports at Porter's and I want to
help improve the athletic experience and prominence.

 Lauren Schramm

Graduation year: 2020
Hometown/State: Montclair, NJ
Favorite thing about Athletics at Miss Porter’s: I love the community
that is built around sports at Miss Porter’s.
Why are you a member of PAAC:  I want to encourage the growth of this
aforementioned community and support my fellow athletes, regardless of what
level they play at.
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