KHS Student-Athlete to Play Softball at Swarthmore College

Kennett High School senior Madison Bowe will continue her education at Swarthmore College where she will study cognitive science and play on the women’s softball team.

Madison (sitting middle) was surrounded by her parents Bob and Karen Bowe, as well as by (standing from left) principal Jeremy Hritz, athletic director Sean Harvey, coach Chris Williams, and coach George Ruff (Missing coach Bob Panati).Student-Athlete signing letter of intent surrounded by parents and coaches

A four-year member of Kennett High School’s varsity softball team, Madison has had an outstanding athletic career to date. Her relentless dedication and strong leadership skills contributed to Madison being named team captain both her junior and senior year. Her softball athletic honors include being named to the First Team Ches-Mont Second Softball team in 2015 and 2016, and playing in the 2015 and 2016 Carpenter’s Cups. In addition to playing for Kennett High School’s softball team, Madison plays year-round for the Fusion Fastpitch 18U travel team.

Madison also was a member of Kennett High School’s volleyball team, freshman and sophomore, and swim team as a junior.

Madison’s athletic successes are mirrored by her academic successes. Madison was the recipient of the 2015 Phillies Extraordinary Scholar Award and the Achievement Academy National Social Studies Award. Madison is a National Honors Society member, and has earned Distinguished Honors every semester since her freshman year.

An active community member, Madison is involved with the Mock Trial Club, Kennett Television Crew, Academic Team, and Ski Club. She is the founder of Woof’N Good Dog Biscuits, an organization that donates proceeds to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Madison is also the proud winner of the Kennett Chocolate Lover’s Festival three years running.

Madison credits Kennett High School’s sense of community as the foundation that has built some of her most treasured memories. She would like to thank her family, friends, and coaches for their support throughout her high school career.

Madison is excited and proud to have the opportunity to play softball at Swarthmore College while studying cognitive science with a minor in history.