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    John Pietrowicz  
    John Pietrowicz


    Wilmette, IL

    High School:
    New Trier



    PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from New Trier High School in June of 2013 ... was a three-year member of school's varsity fencing team, in addition to competing on numerous club teams ... as a sophomore, went 15-6 in varsity dual meets, finishing in the top 30 at three tournaments ... at the Deerfield-Highland Park Invite, finished 16th out of 53 competitors ... finished 26th in the standings at the Midwest High School Open ... at Midwest Fencing Classic, finished eighth out of 59 combatants ... went on to finish the year in 91st place at the Y14 Nationals competition ... as a junior, increased individual bout record to 27-6 in dual meets ... finished firmly in seventh place at the Midwest High School Invitational and Midwest High School Open ... went on to compete at DV3 Nationals, finishing 41st out of 129 ... as a senior, posted a 32-4 record in dual meets ... was a team captain ... finished in top five in tournaments throughout the year ... was sixth-place finisher in the Great Lakes Conference Championships ... named All-Conference ... was awarded a Student-Athlete award for seniors at his school ... off the strip, tutored fellow students in math and reading and writing ... was a teaching assistant in a calculus II class ... was a member of the SILC (Student Instructional Leadership Corps), helping to conduct research as an intern and lab assistant at the Walsh Research Institute ... was an honor roll student all four years, as well as a two-time AP Scholar and National Merit finalist ... earned a 35 on the ACT College Entrance Exam ... hails from same area of Illinois as fellow epeeist Ryan McDonough ... born in Evanston, Ill. to parents John and Molly ... has one brother, Sean ... is the seventh person in his family to attend Notre Dame ... uncle participated on the track & field team at Florida Atlantic University ... in his First Year of Studies at the University with the intent to major in Physics.

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