Three years of running high school track has made me realize that it is something I would like to pursue further. Going into my junior year, I hope to continue to have success both on the track and in the classroom, by taking each of those two things to the next level.
For two years now, not only have I competed on the track, but also in the classroom, at one of the most academically challenging high schools in Michigan. Throughout my two years at Novi High School I've began preparing myself for the rigor of college by taking courses which I know will challenge me, while also maintaining a 3.79 GPA. In my next senior year, I plan to continue taking such challenging courses.
The track has a similar story. In my first three years, I've earned honors of KLAA All-Conference (3), MHSAA All-Region (2), MHSAA All-State (2), and have competed in the New Balance Nationals Outdoor meet as a freshman, sophomore, and junior. There, I placed 9th in the freshman mile (4:34.01), as well as contributing to our 20th and 14th place 4xMile relay in 2016 and 2017, respectively. In 2018, I split a 1:58.45 in our 4x800 that finished 28th. Then, the next day, our All-American dream became a reality in the Distance Medley Relay, where I ran a 3:08 1200, putting us in position for an eventual 6th place finish. My best events are the 1600 and 800, which through my junior year have personal bests of 4:23.75 and 1:58.45.
By continuing to hold myself to the highest of standards, I believe this will prepare me for college, and hopefully help me find the college that has the perfect blend of athletics and academics for me.