SANDWICH -- 042412 -- Rising Star Nick Crossman, 18, was captain for the 2011-12 swim team at Sandwich High School. He overcame obstacles such as his weight and shyness and emerged as a leader as an upperclassman.

SANDWICH — 042412 — Rising Star Nick Crossman, 18, was captain for the 2011-12 swim team at Sandwich High School. He overcame obstacles such as his weight and shyness and emerged as a leader as an upperclassman.