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Harry Glickman Scholar Athlete

2018 Harry Glickman Scholar Athlete Award Winners:




Laz Glickman

Laz is a senior at Lake Oswego High School where he is a three-sport athlete. Upon graduation, he will have accumulated 10 varsity letters for football, alpine skiing and baseball. In addition to a hectic sports schedule, Laz is an accomplished jazz pianist and excellent student. Currently, Laz is ranked as the #1 slalom racer in the Three Rivers League. Growing up in Bend, Laz played soccer, ice hockey, tennis, and golf, and achieved a green belt in Karate. Academically, Glickman is a member of National Honor Society. As a jazz pianist, Laz participates in an ensemble at the Alan Jones Academy of Music, is in the Lake Oswego High School jazz band, and is a member of Innovation Project.

Laz has served the Jewish community during the past few years by playing piano for the residents at the Rose Schnitzer Manor. A lifelong Ducks fan, he will enter the University of Oregon in the Fall, where he plans to double major in business (finance) and music. Laz’s grandfather is Harry Glickman, the founder and President Emeritus of the Portland Trail Blazers, and the namesake of the Harry Glickman Scholar Athlete Award.


Layton Rosenfeld

Layton Rosenfeld is a junior at the Catlin Gabel School where she is class president. She plays center defense and is team captain for the Portland Thorns Soccer Academy. Layton has also participated at the state and western US levels of the Olympic Developmental Program. She also enjoys playing tennis, basketball, table tennis, and skiing. Layton is president of Catlin’s InvenTeam engineering club, participates in Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Math (AWSEM), and organizes a service program supporting teenage refugees from Central and South America in Portland.

She has been a part of the Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation for three years, and is the OJCYF representative in the National Jewish Teen Funders Network. Layton has the honor of playing Kol Nidre on violin at the family service at Congregation Beth Israel. Layton intends to study biology and the natural sciences and pursue a career in research and teaching.

For additional information about the 2018 Harry Glickman Scholar Athletes of the Year program, please contact Lenny Steinberg, Program Director, at 503.535.3555 or email lsteinberg@oregonjcc.org.