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News10NBC Scholar-Athlete of the Week: Monica Gregg

April 30, 2019 07:47 PM

RUSH-HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WHEC) -- It's hard to believe, but we're closing in on the end of the high school calendar. Very soon seniors across our area will likely be asked what they're most proud of, and this week's scholar-athlete has plenty to be proud of on and off the track.

"Getting a good enough time to make it to nationals," exclaims Rush-Henrietta senior Monica Gregg.

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Last year her 4-by-800 relay team qualified for the New Balance Outdoor National Meet. So how did the Royal Comets do?

"At nationals getting the school record is something that we worked hard all season at and something that I'm really proud of."

Rush-Henrietta has a long history of success on the track and Monica says that being a part of that legacy pushes her and her teammates to get better

"Everyone on the track team tries as hard as they can and working with everyone pushes me to get better." 

Monica is a member of the National Honor Society and next year she'll run cross country and track at St. Francis in Pennsylvania where she also plans to study physical therapy.  

Monica has gone on multiple mission trips to Alabama through her youth group.

"We had a vacation bible school for the kids, we provided meals for them, painted houses and pavilions, had bingo with the senior citizens, it was really nice."

Next up for Monica is a chance to be named 1st team All-County in track for a 4th straight year and to win another Sectional title.

Congratulations Monica Gregg, the News10NBC Scholar-Athlete of the Week!

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Rich Donnelly

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