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Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

The Tire Recycle Athlete of the Week is awarded to outstand rural and urban athletes etc. To nominate an athlete fill in this form.

Awarded on: June 11, 2012

Amy Graceffo

Amy Graceffo

Glenlawn (AAAA)

Amy Graceffo of the Glenlawn Lions track & field team is this week’s Home Run Sports Urban High School athlete of the week. This 5’7” athlete was a triple gold medallist at the recent MILK Provincial Track & Field Championships in Selkirk. She won the varsity girls long jump with a leap of 5.54m, the varsity girls javelin with a throw of 38.02m, and the varsity girls 80m hurdles with a time of 12.47m. Coach Keith Dyck states, “Amy is an example of what happens when you work hard, practice, work hard and practice some more. Her attitude as well is inspiring to others around her by being positive and leading by example”. In grade 12, she maintains an average of 72%, while also competing in soccer.

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