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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education Recognizes Champion Swimmers

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The SPFHS girls varsity swim team made it to the state finals against Moorestown.
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SPFHS varsity swim coach Jess Hulnik, Josh Cohen, and assistant coach Judy Sharkey Credits: Caleb Cohen
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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education recognized the accomplishments of SPFHS's girls swim team, which made it to the state championships in February, and Josh Cohen, who placed in the top three in two races at the recent New Jersey Meet of Champions.

The girls won their fourth consecutive County championship in 2018 and made it to the State finals against Moorestown on February 24.

Josh Cohen, a junior, set a 31-year-old county record in the 200 Freestyle and broke his own 500 Freestyle record at the Union County championships this year. At the recent NJSIAA Meet of Champions, he finished second to Matt Lequang of Notre Dame in the 200 Freestyle and third behind Destin Lasco of Mainland and Lequang of Notre Dame in the 500 Freestyle. Cohen has committed to swim at Georgia Tech after his 2019 high school graduation.

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The students were recognized at the BOE's meeting on Monday, March 19.

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