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Township Honors Cooper Champions With Formal Proclamation

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – At the May 24 regular board meeting of The Woodlands Township, Chairman Ann Snyder read a formal proclamation declaring May 24, 2023 as “The John Cooper School SPC Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) Champions Day.” This is the second consecutive year that the Dragons have been honored in May. The proclamation honored the school’s Boys Tennis Team who are SPC champions for the second consecutive year.

John Cooper School Athletes 2023 The Woodlands Township Proclamation
Bob Milner, Coach Sara Bany, Coach Jeremy Eddington, Coach Jill DelRio, Theo Nemeth, Andrew Burchfiel, Dr. Ann K. Snyder, Parker Gregory, Morgan Robson, Mahir Khurana, Danny Justice, Richard Franks, Luke Smith, Nico Signorelli, Diego Burgos, Milla Signorelli, Gus Feinberg, Cooper Director of Athletics John Hoye, Dr. Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, Kyle Watson, Linda Nelson, Brad Bailey. Photo provided by The John Cooper School.

The proclamation also included spring and winter individual champions:

  • Divers Morgan Robson and Diego Burgos
  • Swimmer Monica Ianeva (100M Breaststroke)
  • Pole vaulters Milla Signorelli and Nico Signorelli, who also set a school and SPC meet record
  • High jumper Gus Feinberg
  • Tennis player Mahir Khurana





Whereas, The John Cooper School boys tennis team was crowned Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) Champions for the second consecutive year; and

Whereas, the Dragons defeated Greenhill in the opening match, Kinkaid in the semis, and then St. Mark’s 5-0 in the finals to wrap up the title; and

Whereas, a number of individual titles have also been claimed by The John Cooper School Dragons, including Diego Burgos (diving), Gus Feinberg (high jump), Monica Ianeva (100-meter breaststroke), Mahir Khurana (tennis), Morgan Robson (diving), Milla Signorelli (pole vault) and Nico Signorelli (pole vault); and

Whereas, Nico Signorelli set a school record and a SPC meet record with a pole vault of 15 feet, 5 inches;

Now, therefore, I, Dr. Ann K. Snyder, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Woodlands Township, do hereby proclaim Wednesday, May 24, 2023 as:

The John Cooper School SPC Champions Day

In The Woodlands, Texas

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The John Cooper School is a PK-12 independent, college preparatory day school that has been serving The Woodlands and greater Houston area since 1988.

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