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Local figure skater Eliana Gropman and her skating partner Ian Somerville recently won a silver medal in the Novice Dance category at the 2014 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston. Gropman, a seventh-grader at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, and Somerville qualified to compete after winning gold at the Eastern Sectional Championships in November. Gropman and Somerville have been skating together since their coaches paired them up in 2009.
Photos by Barry Gropman