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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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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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January 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Churchill Alum Named Rutgers’ First Black President

Winston Churchill High School alumnus and former football star Jonathan Holloway has been named the first black president of Rutgers University in its 254 year history. He is also the first person of color ever to be named president at the New Jersey school. Holloway, 52, will be the 21st president at Rutgers. He will […]

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March 21, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Former News Anchor and Politician Kathleen Matthews

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Kathleen Matthews is a former local news anchor, executive officer, and chairwoman of Maryland’s Democratic Party. Born in the San […]

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March 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Stanford University Thanks Katie Ledecky As She Decides to Turn Pro

Stanford University’s Athletic Department took to Twitter Tuesday to thank Katie Ledecky following her decision to forgo her final two years of NCAA athletic eligibility at the university to focus on her professional career. Ledecky, a sophomore at Stanford, will continue training and classes as she prepares for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, according to […]

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August 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Arrives Home with Five Olympic Medals (Video)

Montgomery County’s Olympic hero Katie Ledecky(19) is back from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with four gold medals and a silver medal. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury was at the airport as family and friends greeted Ledecky. Take a look.

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