THE WINNER: Megan Wilson
School: Sidwell Friends School (Washington, D.C.)
Position: Distance runner
Athletic achievement: She won the D.C. State Athletic Association Championships this past season with a time of 19:46, leading the Fighting Quakers to second place as a team. Wilson also broke the tape at the Maymont Cross Country Festival, the Lake Forest Cross Country Festival and the Maryland/D.C. Private School Championships. She placed 20th at the Foot Locker Northeast Regional championships.
Academic excellence: Wilson has maintained an A average.
Exemplary character: A devoted member of her church youth group, she has volunteered locally on behalf of Habitat for Humanity.
“Megan’s talent, work ethic, leadership and dedication are a coach’s dream,” said Sidwell head coach Gaby Grebski. “Her improvement in just one year of running has sky-rocketed.”
THE FUTURE: Wilson has verbally committed to Stanford.