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December 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Completes Degree from Stanford

With no competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Olympic gold swimmer Katie Ledecky dove head first into her schoolwork. The Bethesda native enrolled in a full load of classes in the spring, summer and fall, making the most of her time out of the water. In November, Ledecky graduated from Stanford with an undergraduate degree in psychology. […]

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November 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Inmigrante Mexicano Liderará al Primer Equipo de Breakdance de EE.UU.

Antonio Castillo, un inmigrante mexicano de Takoma Park, está viviendo su sueño de liderar al primer equipo de breakdance de Estados Unidos a los Juegos Olímpicos que tendrán lugar en París en 2024. MyMCMedia lo visitó y entrenó un poco con él en su Breakin ‘Dance Studio – “The Lab” – donde enseña a casi […]

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September 30, 2020 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Announces Upcoming College Graduation 

Olympic gold swimmer and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky announced she plans on graduating from Stanford University this fall.  She attended Little Flower School and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart before enrolling at Stanford. Ledecky said she majors in psychology and minors in political science. “I know there’s an election joke with that one […]

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May 15, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Katie Ledecky Commits to Stanford (Photo)

Olympic Gold Medalist and four-time World Champion swimmer Katie Ledecky, a junior at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart and a member of the Nation’s Capital Swim Club, announced on May 15 her verbal commitment to swim for Stanford University’s NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming & Diving Team following completion of her high school […]

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