READING Blue Coat School and GB Juniors cox Alex Gass has won a scholarship to study at North Eastern University in Boston.
North Eastern is one of the leading rowing universities in the US and Alex will be on a four-year rowing scholarship starting this September.
He plans to study for a BA and a Masters in economics.
The 17-year-old from Henley, who plans to study for a BA and a Masters in economics, returned earlier this month from the international Munich Regatta, where he won a bronze medal coxing for the GB Juniors.
Last year, he won two golds at the same regatta, as well as two golds and two silvers, also coxing for GB Juniors, at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Lucerne, Switzerland.