Bay View Academy Junior wins Rhode Island Equitation Championship

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St. Mary Academy - Bay View student, Hannah Janson, took home the junior medal at the Rhode Island Equitation Championship. The competition was held at the Heritage Equestrian Center in East Greenwich on September 2. Hannah, a junior from Berkley, Mass., is currently training out of Plainville, Mass.

She has ridden since the age of five under the direction of trainers Paul Valliere and David Olinyk. Hannah has qualified for and looks forward to a fall season of prestigious equestrian competitions, including the Capital Challenge in Washington, D.C., the New England Finals at the Eastern State Exposition in Springfield, Mass., and the United States Equestrian Team Talent Search Finals in Gladstone, N.J. Alexandra Indeglia, of North Kingstown, a 2014 graduate from Bay View Academy, also qualified for the Rhode Island State Championship. Alex finished with sixth place. She recently began her freshman year at the University of Virginia.