RJ Burns '11 Signs Letter of Intent to attend West Point
Photo Caption: (left to right) Brian McAleer, DBP Athletic Director; Jim Rahill, Coach, Greg Toskos, Head Hockey Coach; Andrew Steffey, Coach; (seated) RJ Burns, DBP Class of 2011; Sean Foye, Coach.
January 30, 2012- -- Don Bosco Prep held a special signing event on January 27, for Robert J. “RJ” Burns III, a 2011 graduate, who has committed to attend The United States Military Academy at West Point in the fall.
While a member of the Don Bosco Prep Ironman Hockey Team, RJ was a forward, MVP of the Gordon Conference last year, MSG Varsity Player of the Year, and was named First Team All-State.
Head Coach Greg Toskos commented on his signing, "RJ Burns helped bring this program back to where we are today. His leadership the past four years was second to none. He was the hardest working player in practice and in games. West Point is getting a great player, and, more importantly, a person of character."
RJ is the son of Robert and Dawn Burns of Pearl River, New York.