AMSA seniors Bella Busconi-Cambria and Gianna Ruffing have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at the university level!
Bella committed to Northeastern University in the sport of swimming. She will study cell and molecular biology. Gianna committed to the University of Maryland in the sport of gymnastics. She will study kinesiology. (Bios below.)
The student-athletes were recognized by their families, friends, and teachers at a special signing event at AMSA hosted by Athletic Director Pete Jones. Congratulations to these outstanding seniors on their accomplishments!
Bella has swum for 13 years, the past 11 with the Greenwood Swimming Club out of Worcester. Her favorite event is the 1650-freestyle, a race in which her personal best time of 17 minutes and 19 seconds earned a fourth place finish at the international swim coaches association senior cup in Florida last March. Bella has been a top-10 swimmer in multiple events in each of the last five years and was a top-3 finisher at the New England Senior Championships. Bella is from Shrewsbury and was joined at the signing event by her parents Celeste and Lorraine.
Gianna is in her 13th year in gymnastics and is in her fifth year at the Elite Gymnastics Academy in Ashland. Her favorite event is the bars, and her best score in that event is a 9.5. She is the Eastern Floor Champion, the Regional Beam Champion and is a national qualifier. She is also a member of the National Honor Society AMSA and volunteers with Special Olympics and coaches gymnastics. Gianna is from Marlborough and was joined at the signing event by her parents Matthew and Jeanine and her older brother Zach.