WEEK OF JULY 24, 2017
Maria will be a Junior at Caledonia High School. She is involved in track, holds down an early morning job of milking cows for her neighbor, and is skilled in horse back riding. Most days she's training her horse, Cinchy, for speed events and other classes that showcase their partnership. Her peers and adults have recognized her as the 2017 Triple R Saddle Club Queen. She attends horse shows in the South East Minnesota Show Association and represents our area. How many other athletes have a 1100 lb partner with attitude and speed?!
WEEK OF JULY 17, 2017
Madalyn will be a fourth grader at Emerson this fall. She has danced since she was two years old. Madalyn currently dances at the Y and La Crosse Dance Center, in the areas of Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, and Tap. Madalyn is also part of the Youth Kinetic Company at La Crosse Dance Center and will be dancing in her second Nutcracker performance this year, in the role of Soldier. Madalyn is also a Junior in Girl Scouts and is involved in the summer school drama production of Cinderella, playing the role of Fairy Godmother. This summer Madalyn is starting to play Cello and is taking Voice lessons for the first time. She is an amazing student and is in an advanced math group at her school.
WEEK OF JULY 3, 2017
Emily just finished 5th grade at Southern Bluffs Elementary. She has been on the Wizards jump rope team for three years. Emily has been in Girl Scouts for 5 years and is currently working towards her Bronze award. She loves volleyball and has major skills in basketball. Emily has tried seasons in track, tennis, and gymnastics. She has dabbled in theatre productions and plays the viola. She gives back to her community by participating in the Polar Plunge (for the past four years) and Jump rope for Heart. Emily's expertise however is in Karate. She has been training at TASK Karate since she was four years old and is expected to earn her black belt in October, just a few days after she turns twelve!
WEEK OF JUNE 26, 2017
Ava will be a 7th grader this fall at Holmen Middle School.
She plays soccer in the spring, fall, summer, and plays indoors during the winter.
She was on high honor roll all 4 terms of her 6th grade year.
She loves to be outside, hang out with her friends, go to her cabin and be on the water.
WEEK OF JUNE 12, 2017
Clara will be a Freshman in the 2017-18 school year at Bangor High School. She was named Female Athlete of the Year for the Middle School Track Team. Clara also plays Volleyball and Basketball, and will be filling her summer with
2 basketball leagues and a volleyball league. Clara is also a 4.0 Student, and is involved with many other groups and organizations.
WEEK OF JUNE 5, 2017
Kayla is a Junior, and 1st baseman on the Cochrane-Fountain City High School softball team. They won the Dairyland Conference and Regional Championships, and finished runner-up at Sectionals. She had a .478 batting average, leading the team in RBIs and hits. Kayla has also been starting setter for the C-FC Volleyball Team for the past three years. The team has won 9 consecutive Dairyland Conference titles. For her efforts, she was named 1st team All Conference for both sports this year. Kayla is also a member of the National Honor Society, maintains a 4.0 GPA, and is an officer in her school’s FFA Chapter. This school year she created and directed a backpack meal program for her school district, which provides weekend meals for families in need. She also volunteers for the Winona Area Humane Society.
WEEK OF MAY 29, 2017
Sydney is a 7th grader at Holmen Middle School. She is a High Honor Role student and gets straight A's.
Sydney is in choir, she plays basketball, soccer year round, participates in track, and plays tennis.
She stays active in her free time, works out every night, and loves hanging out with her friends.