Today, it is my utmost pleasure to introduce you to Shayna Hinds, a remarkable high school pole vaulter hailing from the prestigious Great Oaks High School.
I am thrilled to share the news that Shayna has made an incredibly exciting decision to further her education and pursue her athletic dreams at Minnesota University, competing in track and field during the upcoming 2023/2024 season. This achievement alone is a testament to her remarkable talent and the countless hours she has dedicated to her craft.
But that's not all. Shayna's extraordinary journey has been marked by one exceptional achievement after another. It fills me with immense pride to announce that she holds a mark that ranks in the top 10 all-time for high school girls in Division 1 pole vault. This is an astonishing accomplishment and one that showcases her incredible skill, tenacity, and athleticism.
However, Shayna's accomplishments extend far beyond the track. In addition to her outstanding athletic abilities, she has also excelled academically. Shayna has taken on the challenge of a rigorous academic curriculum, successfully tackling advanced placement (AP) classes throughout her high school years. It is a testament to her unwavering work ethic and her commitment to achieving excellence in all aspects of her life.
As she embarks on this new chapter in her journey, it brings me great joy to share that Shayna will be entering college as a triple major, further exemplifying her dedication and intellectual prowess. This young athlete is a shining example of what it means to be a true scholar-athlete, balancing both the demands of the classroom and the intensity of competitive athletics.
Shayna's accomplishments are not just a result of her natural talent; they are a testament to her incredible work ethic, her unwavering discipline, and her genuine passion for her sport. She has put in the hours, the sweat, and the tears, and she has earned every opportunity that has come her way.
So, please join me in congratulating Shayna Hinds on her remarkable achievements thus far. We are incredibly proud of her, and we eagerly anticipate the incredible feats she will accomplish at Minnesota University.
Shayna, you are an inspiration to us all, and we cannot wait to see what the future holds for you. Keep reaching for the stars!