KENILWORTH, NJ – Riley Burns and Nick Stampoulos have been named this week’s David Brearley High School Athletes of the Week.
Riley Burns is a senior at David Brearley High School and has attended Kenilworth schools her whole life. Burns began cheerleading when she was just five years old and was on Pop Warner Cheer. She continued her cheer career throughout all of high school. She started as a freshman and then began competing for Brearley her sophomore year. Her best sports memory was last year at the Reach The Beach Nationals. As she states what she loved was “hitting our routine and feeling like a million bucks after we left the mat.” Burns continued, “my team and I worked so hard for that special moment and it finally paid off at our last competition." Her other hobbies include spending time with her friends, family, and her dog Graycie. She plans on attending a university to specialize in speech therapy after graduation. “I want to thank my coaches Mrs. McGowan and Ms. Burke for always pushing me to be the very best version of myself and for never giving up on me. I am so excited for what the rest of the season has to bring.”
Nick Stampoulos is a junior at David Brearley and has been on the varsity wrestling team for three years, serving as captain for two. He has been wrestling for five years and began wrestling in the Kenilworth Middle School Program. He recently was one of the Union County Champs at the 45th Annual Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference Tournament at Union High School this month. His best sports memories he says “are made everyday working in the room with my family.” When Stampoulos is not wrestling he likes to powerlift and hangout with his friends.
The Kenilworth Athletes of the Week is sponsored by Riberto’s Restaurant. Located 24 N 20th Street, Riberto’s brings mouthwatering flavors from the past and with a dash of modern ingenuity. The produce is from the best quality suppliers in the area to provide succulent, yet healthy dishes in a homey and comfortable environment. Riberto’s is also available for parties for all occasions. The Athlete of the Week will receive a free entrée with purchase of another entrée. Come to Kenilworth Liquors purchase a bottle of wine and receive a coupon for 10% off your meal. To learn more call (908) 272-2180 or visit http://ribertositalianbistro.com/.