Tara Chapman Named Athena Award Winner

April 11, 2016
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Tara Chapman, a senior at Centennial High School, is the 2016 Athena Award winner.

Senior swimmer and track athlete, Tara Chapman, has been named the Athena Award winner for 2016. The award program recognizes an outstanding senior female athlete for her achievements. Tara will attend the University of Minnesota on a swimming scholarship and will compete for the Gophers next year.

 A brief list of her accomplishments:

Swimming: Captain, six letters, six years all-conference, five years state meet qualifier, All-State – five different events (individual and relays), six school records, four -time team MVP, Pioneer Press Athlete of the Week

Track: State qualifier in 4 x 800 relay 2015; school record holder, conference and section champ.

School Accomplishments: Triple A Award Nominee, A Honor Roll, Band – Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Peer Leader.

Community: Active in her church youth group leadership team.