Hi, my name is Michael Higgens. I just turned 17 and I swim for COR Swimming and JJ Pearce High school both in Richardson, Texas. I started Club swimming at 8 years old. Early on I participated in several other sports including soccer, football, and basketball. I now focus on swimming for both my Club and High School teams. I’m driven to work to improve my swimming along with excelling in the classroom. This past season I was voted for the 2nd year in a row by my teammates to be a Swim Team Captain. I was also selected by the Richardson Independent SchooI District to be one of eight members of the Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT). My COR club team awarded me Most Improved Swimmer, MVP of the 15/16 year old age group and I was awarded Male MVP of my high school team for the second time. I achieved achieved All City, All District, All Region and I qualified for the Texas 6A State Swimming Championships in the 100 Fly. I also qualified in 5 events and swam at the National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) Nationals in Orlando short course and Indianapolis for long course. I have achieved Futures Cuts in the 50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free and 100 Fly I desire to swim in college. I will graduate high school at 17 years old.