As the academic year draws to a close, we at the Emilio Sanchez Academy are filled with pride and joy as we prepare to celebrate the graduation of our ten remarkable senior student-athletes this Friday. This ceremony marks not only the culmination of their hard work and dedication but also the beginning of exciting new chapters in their lives.

Our seniors have spent years with us, combining rigorous academic pursuits with intensive tennis training. They have grown, both as athletes and individuals, developing their skills, character, and resilience on and off the court. Their journey here has been one of profound transformation, and we are honored to have been a part of their lives.

Meet Our Graduates

Juliette Ceas from the United States

Juliette has been with us since 2022. She has committed to Skidmore College, NY, with plans to participate in the 3/2 program with Dartmouth College, NH. Her journey has been one of outstanding academic and athletic achievement, she is a sweet and bright person, and we are excited to see her thrive in both environments. She got the overall academic award this year for her performance at the school. 

Natalia Leroy from Mexico

Natalia has been with us since 2019. She will be joining Wesleyan University, CT. Her dedication and passion for tennis and academics have been evident throughout her time here, and we know she will continue to excel. Her tennis career has been nothing but excellent, she has been successful throughout many tournaments and has made us proud at the ES team.

Zachary Picard from the United States

Zachary has been with us since 2023. He will study at the University of Tampa, FL. His determination and spirit have left a lasting impact on our academy, and we look forward to his future successes. His journey wasn’t as long but he found his place at the ES Academy, and he showed us care and that he is part of the ES family. 

Antonio Chàvez from Honduras

Antonio has been with us since 2021. He has committed to Hamilton College, NY. His perseverance and hard work have set a high standard for all of us, always giving his best and beyond on the court and becoming a role model off the court and we are confident he will achieve great things.

Manuel Hernandez from Puerto Rico

Manuel has been with us since 2023. He will attend the University of Saint Joseph, CT. His journey with us has been marked by growth and excellence, and we are proud of all he has accomplished, his strong desire to compete and his character will open many doors. 

Evaan Luthra from India

Evaan has been with us since 2023. He is headed to Indiana University of Bloomington, IN. His dedication to both his studies and tennis has been truly inspiring, and we wish him all the best. 

Demi Reilly from the United States

Demi has been with us since 2022. He will study at Marquette University, WI. Her passion for learning and the sport has been remarkable shaping her personality into the women she is today, and we are excited to see where her journey takes her.

Ivan Kisic from the United States

Ivan has been with us since 2022. He has committed to Sacred Heart University, CT, to study and play tennis at the NCAA D1 level. His commitment and talent have been exemplary, and we anticipate his continued success.

Julio Onuralp from the United States

Julio has been with us since 2023. He is taking a year gap to explore and grow before committing to his next steps. His curiosity and drive will surely lead him to incredible experiences.

Keerthan Singireddy from the United States

Keerthan has been with us since 2021. He has great plans for his college career attending Emerson College, MA NCAA Division III. His vision and ambition have always shone brightly, and we are eager to see him achieve his goals.

A Heartfelt Thank You

To the parents of our graduates, we extend our deepest gratitude. Thank you for entrusting us with your children, for believing in our program, and for your unwavering support. Your partnership has been invaluable in nurturing these young talents.

Our academy is more than just a place of learning and training; it is a community where personalities are shaped, friendships are forged, and memories are made. Our students leave not only with improved skills but with a stronger sense of self and a lifetime of experiences that will guide them in their future endeavors.

Looking Ahead

As our seniors embark on their new journeys, we are filled with hope and excitement for their futures. They leave behind a legacy of hard work, perseverance, and excellence. Wherever they go, they carry with them the lessons learned, the friendships made, and the spirit of the Emilio Sanchez Academy.

We wish them all the success in the world and look forward to hearing about their future achievements. Congratulations to the class of 2024—you have made us all incredibly proud.

As we come together this Friday, we honor our student-athletes’ achievements and send them off with our best wishes for the bright futures that await them. We close a chapter in our yearbook of student-athletes but open our doors for this great class of 2024 to become our alumni and return to us anytime.

By the marketing department of the ES Florida

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