Fri, 09/24/2021 - 9:47am

Frank Howden '22 Named to USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team


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Frank Howden '22 and Head of School Dr. Sean Jenkins.

Frank Howden ’22 has been a consummate leader throughout his time at Christ School in the classroom and the pool.

The senior from Asheville has been rewarded with a spot on the USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team. To qualify, swimmers had to possess a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 and a Junior National qualifying swim.

Frank is the first ever three-time winner of the Greenies’ team MVP award. As a junior, he swam to a fourth-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:00.81) and 200-yard individual medley (1:57.08) at the NCISAA Division I state meet.

In addition, Frank handled a leg on Christ School’s fifth-place 400-yard freestyle relay (3:32.52) and ninth-place medley relay (1:47.91). He was the Carolinas Athletic Association runner-up in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.25) and third in the 200-yard individual medley (2:02.56).

Frank is an Eagle Scout and his Senior Leadership position for the 2021-22 academic year at Christ School is Servant Leadership Chair.