The Skaneateles Lightning Community Youth Swim Team held their swim awards banquet April 8 at the Springside Point in Auburn, where awards were given out by the coaches Chad and Jason McMillan.
+ Rachael Dewitt received the Soderberg Award, given to an older swimmer who displays citizenship, leadership and sportsmanship.
+ Haley Buchholz and Ben Pacquette received the coach's female and male awards
+ Channa Barnes earned the Most Improved Female Award.
+ Charlie Pinckney earned the Most Improved Male Award.
+ Rachel Teixeira received the Highest Point Award for girls for earning the most points during the competitive season.
+ AJ Teixeira received the Highest Point Award award for the boys.
The Skaneateles Lightning Youth swim team consists of boys and girls ranging from age 5 to 18 who live in the Skaneateles and the surrounding towns. Swimmers compete in five tiers from beginners to senior swimmers. For more information on joining the summer session, contact the team manager, Trish Gutchess, at firstname.lastname@example.org.