Red Bank Catholic students Sabino Portella and Ava Sorrentino are the latest in a continuous line of Caseys being honored with awards this spring. Each of these seniors has earned the Shore Conference Sportsmanship Award after being selected by teachers, coaches and counselors at Red Bank Catholic. This annual award is one of the toughest for RBC faculty and staff to participate in. Sportsmanship is built into the Red Bank Catholic athletic philosophy.
Ava has been a member of the RBC varsity soccer and varsity indoor/outdoor track and field teams for four years. She served as a captain of the track team for two years. She serves her RBC community as President of Casey Caregivers, Service Chair of the National Honor Society, Mission Club, Caseys for a Cure, Campus Ministry, and Casey Ambassadors. Outside of school, she participates in iCanBike, helping special needs people learn to ride bikes. She also taught CCD classes and was a teacher’s assistant for the Manalapan Summer Program for Special Needs Students. Ava will attend Villanova University in the fall and plans to major in civil engineering.
Sabino has been a member of the Wrestling and Football teams for four years, and served as football team captain for two years and the wrestling team captain for four years. He serves his community by being a member in Catholic Athletes for Christ and helping out with the community. He will attend University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill this fall and will participate in wrestling. He hopes to study business.