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EI Grad Sortino to Cheer for UMass

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Alexa Sortino, a Class of 2019 graduate of East Islip High School, has signed to join the cheerleading team at the University of Massachusetts this fall. She will major in communications.

“UMass has a good business school as well as a good cheer team,” Sortino said of her selection.

Sortino has been an East Islip cheerleader since age 6. The 2019 All-County athlete and Scholar-Athlete was twice a junior varsity team captain and earned the 2018 MVP award. As varsity cheer captain, she led the team to the UCA Nationals for the first time in East Islip history. She also served as an EICC youth league coach.

During her educational career at East Islip, Sortino was a member of the National Honor Society, served as secretary of the Foreign Language Honor Society and sang in the Honors Choir.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019