2018 US Women's Hockey Team

Amanda Pelkey, U.S. Women’s National Ice Hockey Team Member and Gold Medal Winner in 2018 Olympic Winter Games to Visit NYA

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is excited to announce that U.S. Women’s National Ice Hockey Team member and gold medal winner, Amanda Pelkey, will visit campus on Thursday, March 22.

  • She will speak to NYA’s Upper and Middle School students from 1:30 to 1:50 p.m. in the gym (148 Main Street, Yarmouth).
  • She will be available afterwards to speak to the media.
  • Contact Mike Krakowka with questions about this event at 207-847-5428 or mkrakowka@nya.org.

Pelkey is originally from Montpelier, VT and attended North American Hockey Academy (Stowe, VT) and the University of Vermont. She finished her collegiate career in 2015 as the University of Vermont’s all-time leader in goals (49), assists (56), and points (105).
She helped the Boston Pride earn the first-ever Isobel Cup in 2016 as part of the inaugural season of the National Women’s Hockey League (2015-16). She is a two-time world champion with Team USA, getting her first goal at a world championship in the 11-0 semifinal against Germany in 2017.

North Yarmouth Academy is an independent, college preparatory, coeducational school for toddlers to students in grade twelve. Since 1814, NYA has fostered integrity, character, and intellect in its students. For more information about NYA, please contact the Academy at 207-847-5423 or visit our website at nya.org.