Manitoba's Credit Unions Scholar Athlete
Jessica Gundrum of Prairie Mountain High School (Somerset) – participated in Volleyball, Cross Country, Basketball, Curling, Badminton, Fastball and Track and Field. She was a Zone 6 All Star in Volleyball and Basketball and was on her Zone Championship curling team. She won the girls badminton singles consolation at Provincials. Jessica is a member of the grad and, Yearbook committees, and is the Girls Sports Representative. At Track Provincials, she took silver medals in Triple Jump and Hurdles, while earning a bronze in long jump, and being part of the bronze medalist in the medley. She is active in Swan Lakes 4-H Club and Catholic Center Youth Group, and maintains a 95% academic average.
Jessica states: “School Sports develop an athlete’s athletic ability, as well as many life skills. High school sport contributes to time management, sportsmanship, responsibility, confidence and reliability. I am truly greatful for high school sports as I have learned many skills that will benefit me in my future.”