Alex Poole of Edgartown graduated cum laude with a dual major in elementary education and english literature from Elmira College in N.Y. in June 2013.

Alex played soccer for all four of his years at Elmira and served as team captain in his junior and senior years. Alex was named men’s soccer player of the year at the college’s athletics banquet in May and was also honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) as an All-East Region Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete carrying a cumulative grade point average of 3.5.