The 5-foot-10, 145-pound junior raced to the Division 1 individual state championship this past season with a time of 16:35.6, leading the Hornets to the state title as a team. Farrington also posted victories at the Essex Invitational and the NVAC Championship, while placing second at the Woods Trail Run and third at the Burnt Hills Invitational. He was the state’s top finisher at the New England Cross Country Championships, crossing the line 13th, and took 14th at the Nike Cross Nationals Northeast Regional championships.
Farrington has maintained a B average in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall.
A member of his school’s student government, Farrington has served as a mentor for younger students and has volunteered locally on behalf of the Essex Fire Department.