Hutchison retires Eliza Fletcher’s number — and unveils an annual award in her name

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 01, 2023 6:11 AM CT | Published: April 30, 2023 9:56 PM CT

Hutchison School announces it will retire Eliza Fletcher’s number across all sports — and presents Meriel Rowland, a star-in four sports, with the first Eliza Wellford Fletcher No. 5 Award.


Eliza Fletcher Eliza Wellford Fletcher No. 5 Hutchison School

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