Twenty-first annual gala honors success in the classroom and community.
In all, 126 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.
In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.
• 5K - 19:42.1
• 6K - 24:24.7
Academic All-Big Ten
Recorded a career-best 5K time of 19:42.1 at the Jeff Drenth Invitational (9/1) ... Ran a career-best time of 24:24.7 at the Spartan Invitational (9/15, 6K) ... Posted a 6K time of 24:54.1 at the Nuttycombe Invitational (10/13) in the open race.
Did not compete.
ettered in track and field, and cross country all four years for Coach Dave King at Beal City High School in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. … Four-time All-State runner in cross country … Two-time First Team All-State honoree (2014-15) and a Second Team All-State honoree (2013) in track and field … Placed fifth at the 2014 cross country state finals to help lead her team to the State Championship … Finished 30th at the 2013 cross country state finals as her team claimed the Division 4 State Championship … Finished in 18th place at the 2012 cross country state finals as the team took home a fourth-place finish … Placed 26th in her freshman campaign at the 2011 cross country state finals … Won the State Championship in the 4x800m relay at both the 2014 and 2015 MHSAA Track and Field Championships during her junior and senior campaign … Was runner up in each the 800m and 1600m at the 2015 MHSAA Track and Field Championships … Placed sixth in the 4x400m relay at the state finals her senior year … Took home a fifth-place finish in the 4x800m relay at the state finals her sophomore season … Owns the school records in the 800m, 1600m, 4x400m relay and the 4x800m relay … Elected captain of her cross country team her junior and senior years.
Born November 1, 1996 in Lansing, Mich. … Daughter of Steve and Elizabeth Steffke … Was valedictorian for her class, as well as a National Merit Scholar and MHSAA Scholar-Athlete … Majoring in Neuroscience/Pre-Med.