Amber Fischer signs her National Letter of Intent while her parents, John and Helen, and sister, ...Amber Fischer signs her National Letter of Intent while her parents, John and Helen, and sister, Samantha look on.Currently a senior, rowing has become a passion for Amber. For her everything about the sport, ” is great, it has its challenges but that is all a part of the fun.” A significant accomplishment of Amber’s was during her sophomore year when she broke eight minutes during a 2K on the erg which is an impressive feat that all high school girl rowers aim to accomplish. In addition, all four years at Lourdes her boat placed fourth scholastically. The girls’ Varsity coach, Anna Sisung, remarked that “Amber has a strong work ethic and she is joining a great program at Sacred Heart that she will continue to flourish in.”

While at Lourdes Amber also participated in basketball, swimming, and soccer and is an active member of the National Honor Society. During the summer, Amber also rows with Hudson River Rowing Association (HRRA). Amber’s family and friends, Lourdes Assistant Principal, Michael Krieger, her OLL teammates along with OLL Varsity Crew Coach, Anna Sisung and numerous faculty members were all on hand for the signing to support and congratulate her.  Excited for this next step, Amber commented, “I knew Sacred Heart would be the school when I met the team on my official visit there.  Academically and athletically, it is a perfect fit.” Amber plans to major in Occupational Therapy.   

Photo Caption:  Amber Fischer poses with her parents, John and Helen, and sister,  Samantha upon ...

Photo Caption: Amber Fischer poses with her parents, John and Helen, and sister,
Samantha upon signing her National Letter of Intent to row for Sacred Heart.

Photo Caption:  Amber Fisher poses with her Lourdes Crew Coach, Anna Sisung and coaches from the ...

Photo Caption: Amber Fisher poses with her Lourdes Crew Coach, Anna Sisung and coaches from the Hudson River Rowing Association (HRRA), Kim Kochem, Mike Smith and Mark Dinges.

Amber celebrates her signing with her friends and Crew teammates.Amber celebrates her signing with her friends and Crew teammates.