Kate Whitney, who graduated from Ellsworth High School in 2016 was named the Head Softball Coach of Machias High School on March 15th

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Whitney attended Machias High School in grades 9-11 and was coached by her father, Patrick. Once she graduated from Ellsworth, Kate went to St. Joseph's College in Standish, graduating this past year, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

At St. Joseph College, Kate played softball for the Monks for 4 years, although the 2020 season was cut short because of COVID-19. She had a record of 18-22, striking out 107 for the Monks.

Kate is a first year teacher at Jonesport-Beals High School, teaching Aquaculture.