Rivermont Collegiate, in partnership with the Y Quad-Cities Rowing Club, will add a competitive rowing program open to its middle and high-school students.
Participants will learn from former Olympians, college coaches, prep school coaches, and national team rowers.
Qualified student rowers will travel throughout the midwest and the entire United States to compete.
The program is led by Coach Deidrah Kennedy, a longtime rower and a U.S. Rowing Association Level 1 certified coach. She brings her love of rowing and her collegiate, masters, club, and prep school coaching experience to Rivermont Rowing Academy.
Niche’s list of 2018 ranks Rivermont Collegiate number one as the Best Private High School in Iowa and Best High School for STEM in Iowa.