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Broadneck grad plans to soak up sun in Rio

Broadneck grad plans to soak up sun in Rio

Like many recent high school graduates, Broadneck High's Ashlyn Dawson will spend part of her summer at a sunny beach resort before preparing for the next stage of her life, namely the United States Naval Academy. Unlike many of her contemporaries, however, Dawson will not be vacationing next month when she travels to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She will be spending a lot of time in the warm waters of the city's lagoon, Lagao Rodrigo de Freitas. The Annapolis area transplant will be vying for a gold medal at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships after qualifying with partner Arianna Lee of Folsom, California, last week. "To me, being selected to compete in the world...

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