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Max Doerfler awarded 2023 Nelson College Scholarship

Goodbye, Max Doerfler

By Saints Rugby, 03/02/23, 12:45PM CST


Joe Best writes in The Shield about his teammate leaving to play rugby in New Zealand

On January 28, 2023, junior Max Doerfler left Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, and the United States of America. When he returns, Max will have spent approximately eight months in the beautiful country of New Zealand, far away from friends and family. Even though Max will be missed by many students here at Aquinas, the things he will learn and life experiences he will have are well worth the tears of sadness I know we all will shed. If you have never met Max and are wondering why he is leaving us for so long, or why it’s such a big deal, the answer is simple: rugby!

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