Tammy Borkowski


Tammilyn “Tammi” Borkowski was a 1989 graduate of Berlin High and was a three-sport athlete. In soccer, Tammi was a Northwest Conference All-Star in 1987 and 1988. She was a team captain in 1988 and received the Coaches Award. She was the leading scorer of both the 1987 and 88 teams. In softball she was a varsity starter on the 1986 and 1987 Class M State Championship teams. However, it was in basketball where Tammi really stood out. She was a four time Northwest Conference All Star, a CHSCA honorable mention All-State selection in her junior year, and was a New Haven Register All-State honoree in her senior year. She won the rebounding award three times, was a team captain in her senior year, and won the Coaches Award that year. She ended her high school career setting the record for girl’s basketball with 1,176 points and was the first female athlete to surpass 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. Tammi was also a Bridgeport Jewish Schoolboy Classic MVP in 1989, a Berlin Lions Club Goding Scholar Athlete, and a CAS-CIAC Scholar-Athlete award winner. She participated in the Nutmeg Games and was selected athlete of the games in the scholastic division. She was also a member of the Connecticut AAU girl’s basketball team in 1988 and 89.

After graduation, Tammi attended Fordham University on a full athletic scholarship. She was a member of the basketball team and team captain in 1994. She graduated with a BS in Psychology in 1994 and went on to receive her ME in School Psychology from UMass Boston in 1996 and her CAGS in School Psychology in 1997. She also received her EdS from the University of South Florida in 2005. She currently resides in Tampa, Florida and is employed as a School Psychologist for the local school district.

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