The U.S. Achievement Academy announced that Archbishop Spalding sophomore Ruthie Toomey has been named an All-American Scholar and a U.S.national award winner in cheerleading.
Toomey, a Ferndale resident, was nominated for the national awards by her cheerleading adviser,Mary Thompson. Toomey will appear in the All-American Scholar Directory and the U.S. Achievement Academy Official Yearbook, both published nationally.
"Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than everbefore in American history," said Dr. George Stevens, executive director of the U.S. Achievement Academy. "Certainly, winners of either award should be congratulated and appreciated for their dedication to excellence and achievement."