Chattahoochee's Hanna Allen has committed to swim for Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah. Seated with her are her parents, Jeff and Julie Allen. Standing from left are CHS Athletic Director Milo Mathis, CHS head swim coach Ron Loula, coach Neil Savage and CHS Principal Tim Duncan. (click for larger version)
July 09, 2014
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Chattahoochee High School's Hanna Allen has committed to swim for Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, competing in the Bluegrass Mountain Conference.
The SCAD Bees swam to a second-place women's finish at the 2014 NAIA National Swimming and Diving Championships. SCAD has awarded Allen the May and Paul Poetter Scholarship.
Allen is a four-year varsity letterman and GHSA State Swimming and Diving Championship qualifier. She was a state championship finalist in her sophomore, junior and senior years.
A scholar athlete in her freshman year at Johns Creek High School, Allen earned the Academic Athletic Award all seasons eligible at Chattahoochee, and was a member of the National Honor Society and Chattahoochee's ACT Gold Club.
She has served as a class council representative and has been a small group leader at Northpoint Community Church. Allen also sang in the Spivey Hall Children's Choir as a member of the Tour Choir under the direction of Dr. Martha Shaw.
Allen served as team captain for Chattahoochee Gold, where she was a USA Swimming Speedo sectional qualifier and coached by Neil Savage at the team's Cumming location.
In addition, she was a three-time recipient of the team's Ironman Award.