Induction ceremony nears for Cape Fear Academy

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WILMINGTON, NC (CFA RELEASE) — On Thursday January 19th CFA will induct the inaugural class in Cape Fear Academy’s Athletic Hall of Fame.   Throughout our school’s first fifty years many outstanding students have had brilliant athletic careers, but seven have distinguished themselves to the extent to have their jerseys retired.  Exhibiting outstanding character as well, these men and women embodied our school’s core values of integrity, respect, resilience and accountability while at CFA and in their lives thereafter.   We will honor them at a reception on the 19th (Invitation to event attached – media are allowed to attend, please RSVP) and then introduce them during halftime of the Homecoming Varsity Boys’ Basketball game the following night versus Coastal Christian Academy. The following CFA alumni will be inducted:

Wendy Brock Rosinbaum, 1979 — Basketball

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Will Stanfield, 1988 – Basketball

David Smith, 1988 – Basketball

Sprague Paynter, 2003 — Basketball



Elizabeth Cherry Stern, 2004 – Field Hockey

Paige Bufkin, 2009 — Softball

Alex Smith, 2009 – Lacrosse, Soccer

At the reception, we will also welcome featured speaker Dr. Greg Dale, Director of Sport Psychology and Leadership Program for Duke Athletics.  As seen on Good Morning America, MSNBC, and numerous national radio programs, Dr. Dale speaks throughout the country on excellence and ethics in sports and has worked closely with Duke’s interscholastic teams.

Wilmington, NC:  Cape Fear Academy is a PK – 12 learning community committed to discovering and developing individual potential, preparing each student for success in college and life.