Fryeburg Academy Senior, Abigail Hewes, Signs with Bentley College on National Signing Day

Each year on National Signing Day, some of the best student-athletes across the United States eagerly await the opportunity to sign athletic scholarships with potential colleges and universities. For FA senior, Abigail Hewes, Wednesday, November 13, was no exception.
“I am honored to receive this distinction from Bentley College,” says Abigail  Hewes. “I’ve played for Coach Frost all four years at the Academy and worked hard to improve my skills each year. I love the game of field hockey and look forward to the challenge of playing at the college level”. 

During the signing, Hewes’ parents Harry and Kirsten Hewes were in attendance along with FA’s athletic director, Sue Thurston. “This scholarship is a wonderful opportunity for Abigail and her family,” says Sue Thurston. “I’m proud of her accomplishments. This is a testament to Abigail’s dedication to her sport and an exciting example for all the young athletes in the Valley.”

Hewes’ merit and athletic scholarship from Bentley College will cover one-half of her tuition for all four years.  Hewes will begin her freshman year at Bentley after graduating this spring from Fryeburg Academy and will join her brother Ryan Hewes ‘18, who is currently a sophomore at the college.

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