Signed With Intent

Recently, eight Middle Country Central School District senior athletes hit a major homerun as they prepare for life after high school. On Wednesday, November 10, Luke Ambrose, Alessandra Vidal, Dominick Persichilli, Burke Sheehan, Jadyn Lui, Jeremy Poggi, Justin Robbert, and Michael Hofmann took a major step in the direction of their futures by participating in the Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony.

“This is a major milestone for our student-athletes in their senior year who are looking to pursue higher education in addition to continuing their athletic careers,” said Dr. Roberta Gerold, Superintendent of Schools. “Congratulations to Luke, Alessandra, Dominick, Burke, Jadyn, Jeremy, Justin, and Michael on committing to their schools and taking that first step in this next chapter of their lives. The District can’t wait to cheer them on as they continue to succeed academically and athletically.”

In addition to being outstanding athletes, the combined average, weighted GPA of all eight student-athletes is an impressive 90.06. Next year, these students will begin their collegiate athletic careers at College of Staten Island, Molloy College, St. Thomas Aquinas, SUNY New Paltz, Stonybrook University, and Quinnipiac. Michael, Luke, and Jadyn will play soccer for their respective colleges, Alessandra will participate on Molloy College’s women’s field hockey team, Jeremy and Justin will join their respective college lacrosse teams, and Dominick and Burke will become proud members of their college baseball teams. Luke will be attending the College of Staten Island, Alessandra and Michael will attend Molloy College, Dominick and Jeremey will be going to St. Thomas Aquinas in the fall, Burke will be attending SUNY New Paltz, Jadyn will be attending Stonybrook University, and Justin will be attending Quinnipiac College in the fall.

For more information regarding the Middle Country Central School District and its students’ many achievements, please visit the district’s website: