New record holder

Photo by Steve Clark.

Emma Helmich (third from left) was recognized during a ceremony at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA on Thursday, July 27,  for setting a new record in the 100-yard butterfly for the Huntington North High School girls’ swim team. Helmich set the new mark of 1:00.53 this past February. The previous mark of 1:01.92 was set by Sarah Robbins Kowalski (second from left) in 2002. Joining Helmich and Kowalski are (left) Sara Scher, HNHS assistant swim coach, and Mycal Rodenbeck, HNHS head swim coach. Helmich’s achievement will be reflected on the HNHS swim program’s record board at the Y.