Recipients of the 2013 Northeast Region Judy Devlin Fund for Excellence in Badminton

The  recipients  include Alan Shekhtman U19 of Maugus and Clayton Cayen U13 of Marblehead, who won every match they played during the 2013 Junior International Trials and are representing the US in the World and Pan Am (for Clayton) Junior Championships.  The other two recipients are: Nicole Frevold, U17 of Marblehead and Alex Cheng U19 of Boston Badminton. 

During the busy month of July, Alan, Clayton and Nicole brought home medals from 3 major national in international tournaments: USA Junior Nationals (Jul 3-7, CA), Pan Am Junior Championships (Jul 21-28, Mexico), and the 13th Maccabiah Games (Jul 21-23, Israel):

Alan Shekhtman (Maugus):
Junior Nationals – 1st  U19 BS, 1st U19 BD
Pan Am Junior C – 3rd Team Event, 2nd U19 BS, 2nd U19 BD
Clayton Cayen (Marblehead):
Junior Nationals – 1st U13 BD, 3rd U13 BS, 3rd U13 MX
Pan Am Junior C – 1st U13 BS, 1st U13 BD, ¾ U13 MX
Nicole Frevold (Marblehead):
Junior Nationals – 3rd U17 GD, 4th U17 MX
Maccabiah – 1st Jr GS, 2nd Jr GD Congratulations!
During the Northwest Junior Super Regional in May, Alex Cheng won the U19 BS Championship.
The Northeast Region is proud of the accomplishments of our young athletes.  They are the NE hope for athletes to shine in the world stage as Judy Devlin did. For more information about the Judy Devlin Fund go to