Middlesex County News

Wardlaw+Hartridge Senior Signs National Letter of Intent

8d9b1eb2e3b86f1703a6_Mia_Sign.JPG
Wardlaw + Hartridge's Mia Reyes will play soccer at Haverford College next year. Credits: Wardlaw + Hartridge
a42849c201f5fc4b1e79_WardlawColorLogoFinal.jpg
8d9b1eb2e3b86f1703a6_Mia_Sign.JPG

EDISON, NJ - Mia Reyes of Piscataway, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, has made it official: she will continue her soccer career at Haverford College next year.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge soccer star signed her official national letter of intent at a press conference with family, friends and coaches in attendance on Feb. 14. Mia, who will graduate with 30 goals and a W+H record 59 assists, is excited for the next part of her journey.

"I'm so excited, especially because this solidifies that I'm going to be playing soccer for the next four years," said Mia, who recently represented her school at the National Women in Sports Day at Seton Hall University. "I'm proud that I've made it this far. I'm really looking forward to continuing my athletic career."

Sign Up for E-News

Mia has been a four-year fixture in the midfield for the Rams and is confident she’ll fit in nicely to Haverford’s quick passing combination style. She feels fortunate to have found a school similar to her Wardlaw+Hartridge home.

“I was really looking for a school that puts an emphasis on academics and athletics,” she said. “Like Wardlaw+Hartridge, I wanted a community-based family and campus.”

Mia was joined by W+H head coach Mike Romeo, her father Vladimir Reyes, brother Max Walker, mother Ingrid Valentin and W+H athletic director Karl Miran. Coach Romeo

"Mia has really shaped what our team is all about," Coach Romeo said. "She has brought so much intensity and focus to our team. She has set a standard that will definitely help us going forward. She’s like our logo and she’s been the face of our team.”

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Edison

Upcoming Events

Wed, June 27, 12:15 PM

Law Office of Kenneth Vercammen, Edison

Wills and Estate Planning- Free Seminar

Education

Carousel_image_855652b94dad7cfd1c72_mini_magick20180618-30381-1j0t0jb

Tue, July 17, 6:00 PM

Westfield Presbyterian Church, Westfield

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Education Health & Wellness

New Brunswick Civic League Leader Still Looking for New Challenges After 48 Years at Helm

June 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After 48 years of leading the charge for change in New Brunswick, Dr. C. Roy Epps can still be found quietly working on weekends in The Civic League of Greater New Brunswick offices.

The tireless commitment of the 77-year-old President and CEO of this non-profit has helped provide residents access to a variety of health, housing and education services over the ...

Applications to Rutgers Jump Nearly 10 Percent; Increase from Out-of-State Students

June 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from out-side New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle School Public Speaking Winners Announced

June 19, 2018

Wardlaw+Hartridge's Middle School held its public speaking finals in the Berry Performing Arts Center on May 24.

Congratulations to Jeni Lyn Vargas of Dunellen, who won the eighth-grade speech competition and the privilege to speak at the Stepping Up Ceremony on June 6, and David Ezra Flatau-Jones of Scotch Plains, who won the Streib Cup awarded to the best public speaker in the sixth ...

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018

Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can ...