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CGS Seniors Honored with 2017 Harry Glickman Scholar Athlete Award
Posted 04/25/2017 04:00PM


 Pictured: Claire Rosenfeld '17 and Jacob Adler '17 inducted into the Oregon Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, March 5, 2017


Seniors Claire Rosenfeld and Jacob Adler were honored with the Harry Glickman Scholar Athlete Award at a ceremony on March 5, 2017 at the Oregon Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. This is the first time two Catlin Gabel students have won the award in the same year.

The Harry Glickman Scholar Athlete Award is given annually to a Jewish male and female high school student in Oregon who “exemplify excellence on the field, in the classroom and in the community.”  Award recipients are inducted into the Hall of Fame and receive scholarship funds. 

The award is named for Harry Glickman, who founded the Trail Blazers, the first major professional team in the Northwest. Glickman is considered the father of professional sports in Oregon.


In recognizing Claire and Jacob, the committee provided these biographical notes:  


Claire Rosenfeld ’17

Claire is a National Merit Commended Scholar. She interned at OHSU’s Knight Cancer Institute’s Druker Lab this past summer while studying Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and published an American Society of Hematology abstract. She also participated in the Young Entrepreneurs Business Week summer camp and, during the entrepreneurship week, received the student of the week award. Claire plays on the Girls Varsity Soccer and Basketball teams at Catlin Gabel, and has been a team captain for both teams. She has also been a member of the Lincoln High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse team for all four years of high school, and was elected team captain her junior and senior years. She has also been involved in the Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation for four years. Claire serves on the executive team for Camions of Care as chapter coordinator and also volunteers for the Special Olympics. Recently she was selected to travel to Israel for the 2017 Maccabiah Games with the USA Girls Lacrosse Team.


Jacob Adler ’17

Jacob was awarded the Palma Scholars Award at Catlin Gabel, an award for students demonstrating excellence in academics, athletics, service, and leadership in the Catlin Gabel community. He is a starter and team captain for the Boys Varsity Basketball team and was 1st Team All-League in his junior and senior years. In addition to basketball, he starts on the Boys Varsity Soccer team. Jacob was the founder of two clubs at Catlin Gabel: The Kids Club, which partners with the Boys & Girls Clubs in Portland to run basketball and soccer clinics for aspiring young athletes, and the After School Program, which provides academic and athletic coaching for kids in grades 1-5. 

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