Berlin High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Chris Green

Christopher Green graduated from Berlin High in 2004 and other than excelling in the classroom he was an outstanding runner. He participated in cross country and indoor and outdoor track where he set numerous Berlin records. In cross country Chris was undefeated in dual meets, a NWC Champion, and captain of the team. He placed 3rd in Class M Championships with a time of 16:34. In the State Open he placed 5th with a time of 16:08, gaining All-State recognition and was a Coaches Award recipient. In indoor track Chris was the Northwest Conference Champion in both the 100 and 1600m. He was the Class M Champion in the 1600m and placed 3rd in the State Open and 6th in the New England Open. He won the NSIC National Championship in the 800m receiving All-American recognition. He set Berlin High records in the 600m in 1:26, 800m in 1:56:19, 1000m in 2:39:19, 1600m in 4:20:77, and the 3200m in 10:02:77 which was broken in 2010. In outdoor track Chris was a Northwest Conference Champion in both the 800 and 1600m. He placed 2nd  in the Class M and 5th in the State Open in the 1600m. He set Berlin records in the 800m in 1:56:19, 1600m in 4:20:77, 3200m in 9:56, and the steeplechase in 10:04:26.

Chris was the class valedictorian and went on to graduate from Harvard University in 2008 where he received his B.A. in Education. He was a four-year varsity letter recipient in track with a personal best of 2:27 in the 1000m and 3:53 in the 1500m.

Chris was introduced to the world of Russian Mathematics prior to his freshman year at Berlin when he enrolled in the Russian Math Camp (now Camp Sunapee). This early exposure to the RSM curriculum showed Chris just how far American math had to go. He remained connected to the RSM community throughout his high school and college careers. He wrote his senior honors thesis on the Russian School of Mathematics at Harvard. After working for three years at the Advanced Math and Science Academy in Marlborough as a math teacher, curriculum consultant, and SAT tutor, Chris joined the teaching staff of RSM where provided instruction in Algebra and Geometry for students in grades 4-9, and worked directly on developing the curriculum and teacher training programs. Chris has since become the principal of RSM-Rocky Hill and RSM-Stamford. Chris also enjoys running competitively, and won the Lowell Bay State Half Marathon in 2011.

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