Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and Whitemarsh Boat Club’s Allison Ruck to row at Saint Joseph’s University

Plymouth Whitemarsh High School senior Allison Ruck has announced her intention to row for St. Joseph’s University. Ruck is a Distinguished Honor Roll Student and intends to major in biology. She hopes to have a career as a geneticist.

Ruck has rowed for the Whitemarsh Boat Club race team since the eighth grade. She is currently ranked 17th nationally in her four-plus boat and has served as captain of her team for the past three years.

She has competed in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta in Massachusetts for the past two years and her boat placed fifth in the event this past October. Over the past three years, she has qualified for national meets in the four-plus and eight-plus boats.

Photo: Colonial School District. (L to R): Chris Ruck, Allison Ruck, and Susan Ruck.