GROTON -- Two local students received Honorable Mention from the Independent School League for their performances on the athletic fields during Lawrence Academy's spring term.

Sophomore Kaitlyn Rooney, who plays at third base, was recognized for her talents as a member of the Spartans' softball team. A three-sport varsity athlete, she also competes for the hockey and field hockey teams. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Lorna and Kevin Rooney of Shirley.Sophomore Jack Harlan earned recognition as a southpaw pitcher and first baseman on the Spartans' baseball team. The Spartans finished 7-14 on the season.

A high honors student, Jack is the son of Megan and Geoff Harlan of Groton.