Friday, 22 December 2017 08:30

GRANT GERKE

WEEK OF MONDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2017

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Grant is an 8th grader at Longfellow Middle School.  He trains and competes in BMX.  Grant is two hours from any BMX track, but he has a track at home that he maintains and trains on.  He also trains in the gym to stay on top of the competition.  He represented the US in the UCI World Championships this past summer in South Carolina and did very well at our USA BMX Grand Nationals. He placed 18th on his cruise bike and 29th on his class bike out of all the 14 year old experts in the country.  In addition to being an exceptional bike racer, Grant excels in football and basketball.  He is a trombone player in the school’s band and jazz band as well.  He gets A’s and B’s in school and is in the high performance learning math class. He volunteered in a Grandparent Group that went to local nursing homes and he also volunteers in the community with his family.  

 

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