Thursday, January 31, 2013 9:00 AM
Thomas & Farris Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Lauren West
Although just a freshman at Hunt High, Lauren West is proving to be a standout runner for the Lady Warriors winter track team, making her this week’s Thomas & Farris Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week.
Lauren has qualified for the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A/2-A/3-A indoor track championship meet in the 500-, 1,000 and 1,600-meter runs. Her best times in the 500 and 1,000 — the two events she plans to run at states — are 1:20.6 and 3:14.0, respectively.
An A-honor-roll student at Hunt, Lauren takes all honors and pre-International Baccalaureate courses. She is the freshman class president and is a member of Student Government Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Club Unify and Student Athletic Booster Club at Hunt.
The daughter of Tonya and Sandy West of Wilson, Lauren plays for two Wilson Youth Soccer Association teams and will play soccer and run track at Hunt this spring.
She works part-time for Wilson Parks and Recreation Department and as soccer referee for the WYSA.
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