Friday, 22 December 2023 05:00

Student Athletes of the Week: Kanija Kimbrough & Curtis Cooper Featured

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This week's athletes are from Garfield CLC.
 
Kanija Kimbrough is a Junior and a 5’11” starting forward on the Girls Basketball team. She averages 15 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 blocked shots per game. Kanija is a 3-sport letter winner. She leads on the court and in Cross Country and Track and Field. Kanija has been the highest point scorer for both Cross Country and Track and Field. She excels academically as well and has a 3.25 GPA.
 
Curtis Cooper is a Junior. He's a 3-sport letter winner in Track and Field, where he is a distance runner, Cross country, and Wrestling. Curtis is currently in his wrestling season where he was a District alternate last year. He is a leader in the wrestling room where he often helps the younger wrestlers grow their skills. Curtis is an excellent student as well with a 3.75 GPA. 
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