PPH Girls’ Golfer of the Year: Elizabeth Lacognata, Scarboro

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PPH Girls’ Golfer of the Year: Elizabeth Lacognata, Scarboro

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:35 am

Telegram Girls’ Golfer of the Year: Elizabeth Lacognata, Scarborough
The senior seized the moment, just as her grandfather would have wanted

...“I was really close to him, and he had told me to do well in golf and do well in school, and I tried to harness that and honor him. I knew there was no better way to do that than seizing my talents,” Lacognata said. “In good and bad rounds, it allowed me to never get discouraged and keep fighting.”

Lacognata is the Maine Sunday Telegram Girls’ Golfer of the Year.

Angelo Lacognata died April 17, a day after Easter and a month shy of his 90th birthday.

A former professor at the University of Southern Maine and a World War II veteran, Tony Lacognata was more than a devoted grandfather. He was integral in helping his son, Stu, an international pilot, raise Elizabeth and her brother, Alex

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