Lucie Antonius

Lucie Antonius is a 10th grade student athlete at Gill St. Bernard’s School. She joined K2K as a 7th grader and has since become an active mentor in swimming, running, drama, art, yoga and horticulture programs. Her tool kit includes an infectious smile and an abundance of energy and empathy. She is an honor roll student and a three-season varsity athlete with a special love for middle distance...
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Zoe Antonius

  Zoe Antonius joined Kids2Kids during her freshman year at West Morris Mendham High School, helping us to bring our program and mentor recruitment into another area high school. Zoe is an honor roll student, participating in West Morris Mendham High School’s highly regarded International Baccalaureate program starting her junior year of high school.  With a talent and love for languages,...
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Rachel Farbman

Rachel Farbman is a sophomore at Morristown High School and joined Kids to Kids six years ago. Rachel is a very proud swimmer and Captain of Metro Area Life Time Swim Team, where she has swum since 2010. Rachel is known by her teammates as someone who is always focused on getting her stroke right, and someone who is always cheering on her team. Rachel became a captain in seventh grade, earned...
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Ruthwick Guddeti

Ruthwick Guddeti is currently a freshman at Parsippany Hills High School. He joined Kids2Kids as a middle school student and since then he has received the Gold level President’s Volunteer Service Award. Like so many of her younger mentors, Ruthwick dedicates his Saturday mornings to teaching swimming with Kids2Kids, working with a variety of swimmers across all age brackets, sharing his...
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Ethan Kim

Ethan Kim is a junior at the Morristown Beard School, class of 2019. He is an avid filmmaker, swim captain and a varsity cross country runner. Ethan joined the K2K mentoring program in his sophomore year with a desire to give back to the community. He learned about K2K through his swim team, and as soon as he entered the program, he instantly fell in love with it. He was able to understand the...
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Sean Manning

Sean Manning  is currently a Junior at Morristown High School and joins our board in his second year with K2K. In addition to being part of the Morristown Swim Team, Sean prides himself on not only his outgoing nature but his love for sports. Sean joined the program after speaking with former board member Victoria Ratcliff about K2K’s mission, goals, and work. Since then, Sean has begun taking...
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Grace Miller

Grace Miller has been with Kids 2 Kids for many years and was introduced to it through her sister, who had been participating in the swim program since the beginning. Being a swimmer herself, Grace loves working with the kids at K2K and helping them learn how to swim. Her favorite part is seeing the kids’ excitement and eagerness to get in the water, along with being there for the progress in...
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Juliana (Jules) Scerbo

Juliana (Jules) has been volunteering with K2K and its predecessor for the past 7 years, and was the youngest member of its Founding Board. She is a senior honors student at Mountain Lakes High School. Her love for swimming began as an infant, where she could spend hours floating in her swim tube at the town pool. A competitive swimmer since age 7, she has competed for Morris Center YMCA, Cougar...
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Emily Skilton

Emily Skilton began volunteering with the Kids 2 Kids swimming program her freshman year of high school and is still an active participant now as a senior. She is an honor roll student at Morristown High School and swims competitively for both MHS and her club team, Morris County Swim Club. She has committed to continue her swimming and academic career at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester,...
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Ally Smith

Ally Smith, is a sixth grade honor roll student at Frelinghuysen Middle School. She has been swimming with special needs children for several years, and enjoys being part of K2K success. Ally swam competitively at Greater Morristown YMCA for three years, and also swims for Kellogg Club for the last five years. This summer Ally was awarded MVP (Most valuable player) for Kellogg Clubs summer swim...
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Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith is currently a Junior Honor Roll Student at Morristown High School. She has been a competitive swimmer for The Greater Morristown YMCA since the age of 9, and thoroughly enjoys using her swimming talent as a way to help the disabled through the Kids2Kids Swimming Program. Lauren is a part of the STEM Academy at Morristown High School, concentrating mainly on mathematics and biology....
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Ella Sparacino

Ella Sparacino is an eighth grader at Frelinghuysen Middle School where she enjoys science, math, and the companionship of her friends. Ella began recreational swim team at age five and joined a competitive team when she was nine years old. Currently, she swims at Morris County Swim Club. Ella loves photography, especially capturing memories of family travel. Independent and resourceful, she has...
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Sophia Sparacino

Sophia  is a Sophomore at Morristown High School and enjoys team sports like Field Hockey and Lacrosse. Sophia participated in recreational swim team since kindergarten and currently swims at the Kellogg Club, receiving the KLAW award and volunteers helping the younger swimmers. As a member of the STEM Academy, she obtained Honor Roll distinction while taking Honors classes. Earning the...
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Erik Vataker

Erik Vataker is currently a senior that attends Morristown High School. He joined Kids to Kids as a high school junior, inspired by the many challenges that he has overcome as a child, including the difficulties of autism. Erik has overcome autism and has mastered his ability to adapt to uncomfortable situations in an acceptable manner. By learning how to do this he garnered self-confidence and...
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