Canfield senior swimmers Daniel Bogen and Michael DiDomenico were honored May 2 at a letter of intent signing ceremony at Canfield High School.
The swimmers jointly accepted scholarships to attend Westminster College next fall and swim for the Titans.
Daniel is a four year letter-winner and co-captain this past season of Coach Andrea Linnelli's Cardinal aquatic team. In earning All-Ohio honors in 2012, 2013 and 2014, he earned first- team all-conference recognition four times in both the Northeast Aquatic Conference and All-American Conference. Holding several N.E.A.C. and A.A.C. event records, he also recorded two state meet runner-up finishes while anchoring his team's 200 freestyle relay in his junior and senior years.
Photo by Cindy DeRose, Town Crier correspondent
Swim Coach Andrea Linnelli joins Parents Bob DiDomenico and Lisa DiDomenico and their son Michael DiDomenico, and Daniel Bogen, and his parents Jill Bogen and Dr. Gregg Bogen for a joint signing. Both DiDomenico and Bogen will be continue their swimming careers this fall at Westminster College.
Most successful in the Penguin swimming program, Daniel is also a member of his school's National Honor Society chapter, Key Club and Young Leaders Club. He was named a WKBN Student-Athlete of the Week last December and a 2014 National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association/ SPEEDO academic All-American swimmer. He is the son of Dr. Gregg and Jill Bogen. He plans on majoring in chemistry at Westminster College.
Michael DiDomenico is also a four year letter-winner for Canfield swimming. He earned first team all-conference honors three times in both the Northeast Aquatic Conference and All-American Conference. A two-time All-Ohio selection/state meet qualifier, he was a member of the 2014 Cardinal 200 freestyle relay team that recorded a state runner-up finish.
Michael has earned a 4.245 G.P.A. at Canfield High School; is taking six advance placement courses and still finds time to serve as a junior coach for his summer swim team.
The son of Bob and Lisa DiDomenico, Michael plans to major in the field of science at Westminster College.