Chattahoochee's Aja List has committed to row for the University of Tennessee. Seated with her are her parents Tom and Karyn List. Standing, from left, are AJRA women's varsity coaches Skye Elliot and Christine Waite, siblings Mason, Eden and Jackson List and CHS Principal Tim Duncan. (click for larger version)
January 08, 2014
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Chattahoochee High School's Aja List has signed a national letter of intent to row for the University of Tennessee. Tennessee is an NCAA Division I school and a member of the Southeastern Conference.
The Tennessee rowing team has made regular appearances in the NCAA championships over the past 10 years.
List has rowed for the Atlanta Junior Rowing Association (AJRA) for the four years and was invited to attend the U.S. Rowing Junior National Team Development Camp in 2011. Other honors include a 12th-place finish in the varsity women's 8-plus at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.
She placed second at Southeast Youth Regionals in the varsity women's 8-plus and a first-place finish in the Open Women's 4x as well as a bronze in the Junior Women's 2x at Club Southeast Regionals this past summer.
List has been on the CHS honor roll for the past four years and is a small group leader at North Point Community Church.
She is the viola section leader in the CHS Chamber Orchestra and was recently selected to play viola in the Fulton County High School Honor Orchestra in 2013. List plans to major in biochemistry with an interest in research and minor in applied music.