The NBPS Junior has broken several records on the soccer field – most goals in a season (34), most points in a game (12), and most goals in a game (6).
In this season alone, as captain, Leah she has led her NBP Varsity Soccer Team to the third straight District title, first-ever regional title, and state semifinals.
When asked how she manages to keep organized, Finkelman stated “I’m very focused and I have a strong work ethic, so when something needs to get done, I get it done.”
Finkelman emphasized the importance of “getting involved, trying new things, and challenging [herself].” Keeping involved in Varsity Soccer, Varsity Track & Field, STEAM Captain of NBP’s All-Girls Underwater Robotics Team, Student Government, Level the Field Club, and several Honor Societies.
“My biggest accomplishment is verbally committing to the University of Pennsylvania,” Finkelman said.
“Knowing I will be playing Division 1 college soccer at a top university is an indescribable feeling and one that I'm so grateful for. College soccer has been a dream of mine since I was little and it's amazing to have made that dream a reality.”
“Because of NBP, I have made some of my best friends and have relationships with teachers and coaches that will last forever.”