Photos: Princeton Special Sports Honors Students

Thomas Stella of Plainsboro was awarded the 2016 Jack Rutledge Cup at the Princeton Special Sports annual BBQ June 26. Thomas is the son of Andrea and Princeton Special Sports Coach Ricardo Stella, and the brother of Coach Ricky Stella. The cup is awarded once a year to the player who has demonstrated the extraordinary determination and sportsmanship exemplified by Princeton Special Sports player Jack Rutledge, who lost his battle with leukemia in 2008. Princeton Special Sports provides sports and social programs for kids and adults with special needs.

Thomas and John
Photo: Thomas Stella with PSS Trustee, head coach, and Jack’s dad, John Rutledge.
Stella Family
Photo: Andrea, Ricky, Thomas and Ricardo Stella.
Samantha Taylor
Princeton Special Sports student volunteer and buddy Samantha Taylor has been elevated to junior coach in recognition of her exceptional dedication and service to the Princeton Special Sports community over several years. Photo: Samantha Taylor with player.