Friday, 19 January 2024 05:00

Student Athletes of the Week: Julia Quernemoen & Cullen Young Featured

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The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.

This week's athletes are from Firestone High School.

Julia Quernemoen is a senior. She's been swimming since she was six years old. She has also competed at the D1 Ohio High School State Meet since her freshman year. Julia lived in South Carolina, Tennessee, and New Mexico before moving to Ohio in 2020. Julia has a GPA of 4.9. She is President of the National Honor Society at Firestone and is in the International Baccalaureate Program. In the fall, Julia will attend Colgate University where she will continue her athletic and academic careers. 

Cullen Young is a senior swimmer and one of this year's team captains at Firestone High School. He swam for all 4 years and has been a varsity swimmer for the past 3 years. Cullen has maintained a 3.3 GPA and is a member of other Firestone extracurricular activities. In addition to swimming, he is a member of the Locker Room Experience, and is a peer mediator. Cullen is undecided on a college but plans to study engineering and architecture.
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