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THE WINNER: Marshay Ryan
School: Chambersburg (Pa.)
Athletic achievement: She won the long jump with a leap of 19 feet, 10 inches, and the triple jump with an effort of 41-1.25 at the Class AAA state championship meet this spring. Ryan also won the indoor state titles in the long jump and triple jump and was named the Athlete of the Year by the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association.
Academic excellence: Ryan has maintained a 3.59 GPA.
Exemplary character: She has volunteered locally on behalf of her church’s Sunday School program.
“Marshay is a student of the sport and her work ethic is second to none,” said Chambersburg jump coach Bob Walker. “Chambersburg High School may never see another athlete quite like her.”
THE FUTURE: Ryan has signed with Auburn.