8 States 2015 – Results

GO-NJLevel 8 State Championships were hosted by ENA Paramus Gymnastics at Rutgers University on 29 March 2105.

Congratulations to MG Elite- 2015 Level 10 State Champions with a 115.300.

1  115.300 MG Elite
2  113.625 North Stars
3  113.450 Will-Moor
4  113.225 Arena
5  113.000 Atlantic Coast
6  112.575 ENA Paramus

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10 States 2015 – Results

GO-NJLevel 10 State Championships were hosted by ENA Paramus Gymnastics at Rutgers University on 28 March 2105.

Congratulations to North Stars – 2015 Level 10 State Champions with a new State Record Team Score of 116.325.

1  116.325 North Stars
2  112.575 Will-Moor
3  111.775 Head Over Heels
4  110.550 ENA Paramus
5  110.300 TNT Elite
6  109.900 Atlantic Coast

Perfect 10’s were scored on Vault by Rachael Lukacs/Jr B and Alicia Boren/Sr A, both from North Stars.

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Meet Avani Pavuluri – 2015 Graduating Senior

Pavuluri Avani2015_WEBAvani Pavuluri is a Level 9 athlete training at Future Stars Gymnastics where she is coached by Tatyana Godenko and Yuriy Marchenko.
She resides in Robbinsville, NJ with her parents Rao Pavuluri and Vijaya Pavuluri.
In the fall, Avani plans on attending college to major in Biomedical Engineering.

Academic Achievements:
Honor Roll
National Honor Society
Music Honor Society
Spanish Honor Society
Congressional Award Gold Medal
Model UN Club Member
Robotics Club Member
Intern at National Institutes of Health

Gymnastics Achievements:
Level 8 State Qualifier
Level 8 State Silver Beam Medalist
Level 8 State Bar Medalist
Level 8 Regional Qualifier
Level 8 Regional Bar Medalist
Level 9 State Qualifier

Words of Wisdom:
If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough.

Meet Alicia Boren – 2015 Graduating Senior

BorenAlicia2015_WEBAlicia Boren is a Level 10 athlete training at North Stars Gymnastics Academy where she is coached by Tony Gehman, Ashley Umberger, Anne Meade and Ivan Taskov.
She resides in Franklin Lakes, NJ with her parents Alice Tucker and Frank Boren.
In the fall, Alicia plans on attending the University of Florida on a full athletic scholarship.

Gymnastics Achievements:
- 2010, 2012 and 2013 Level 10 All-Around New Jersey State Champion
– 2010, 2013 and 2014 Level 10 All-Around Regional Champion
– 2014 JO National Beam Champion
– 2014 JO National Vault Champion
– 2012, 2013 and 2014 JO National Floor and All-Around Champion
– 2012, 2013 and 2015 Nastia Liukin Cup Qualifier
– 2012 Nastia Liukin Cup Floor Champion
– 2015 Nastia Liukin Cup Floor, Vault and Beam Champion

Words of Wisdom:
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger

Meet Michelle Amoresano – 2015 Graduating Senior

AmoresanoMichelle2015_WEBMichelle Amoresano is a Level 10 athlete training at North Stars Gymnastics Academy where she is coached by Tony Gehman, Ashley Umberger, Anne Meade and Ivan Tasko.
She resides in Whippany, NJ with her parents Millie and Bruno Amoresano.
In the fall, Michelle plans on attending the Rutgers University on a full athletic scholarship to major in Communications.

Gymnastics Achievements:
2010 Level 9 Eastern National Qualifier
2012 & 2013 2nd Place AA States
2014 Level 10 Bar State Champion
2014 2nd Place Region 7 Regionals
2014 Region 7 All-Star Team Alternate
3 Time Level 10 J.O National Qualifier

Words of Wisdom:
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
-Colin Powell

Meet Alberta Massey – 2015 Graduating Senior

MasseyAlberta2015_WEBAlberta Massey is a Level 10 athlete training at North Stars Gymnastics Academy where she is coached by Tony Gehman, Ashley Umberger, Anne Meade and Ivan Tasko.
She resides in Montville, NJ with her parents Bashar and Rita.
In the fall, Alberta plans on attending the University of Pennsylvania to major in Biology.

Academic Achievements:
High Honor Roll, Spanish Honors Society

Gymnastics Achievements:
2x Level 9 state and regional qualifier
Level 9 Eastern Nationals qualifier
4x Level 10 state and regional qualifier
Level 10 Nationals qualifier

Words of Wisdom:
“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.”
-Michael Phelps

Meet Jena Johns – 2015 Graduating Senior

JohnsJena2015_WEBJena Johns is a Level 9 athlete training at Jersey Shore Elite Gymnastics where she is coached by Jacqui Strickland.
She resides in Egg Harbor Township, NJ with her parents Lori and Terry Johns.
In the fall, Jena plans on attending the United States Air Force Academy to major in Management/ Foreign Area Studies.

Academic Achievements:
Valedictorian
National Honor Society
President of Student Body
Chief Executive Officer of the Dance Department
NJ Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Ambassador
Rotary Youth Leader Ambassador

Gymnastics Achievements:
2 Time Level 8 State Floor Champion
Level 8 Regional Silver Medalist
Level 9 State Silver Medalist on Floor
2 Time Level 9 Silver Medalist on Bars
2 Time Level 9 Regional Qualifier
2015 Level 9 All Around Champion at Sand Dollar Classic
Level 4 State Champion
Level $ state All around record holder
Compulsory Gymnast of the Year

Words of Wisdom:
“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Meet Juliana Belar – 2015 Graduating Senior

BelarJuliana2015_WEBJuliana  Belar is a Level 10 athlete training at North Stars Gymnastics Academy where she is coached by Tony and Paula Gehman, Anne Meade and Ashley Umberger.
She resides in Hopatcong, NJ with her parents Rick Belar and Leanne Belar.
In the fall, Juliana plans on attending the University of New Hampshire on a full athletic scholarship to major in Biomedical Science: Microbiology.

Academic Achievements:
High Honor Roll, Member of the National Honor Society

Gymnastics Achievements:
2x Level 9 State Qualifier
2x Level 9 Regional Qualifier
2010 Level 9 Regionals 1st Place Bars (Tie), 1st Place Vault (Tie)
2010 Level 9 Eastern National Qualifier
5x Level 10 State Qualifier
5x Level 10 Regional Qualifier
2011 Level 10 J.O NIT Qualifier
2012 Level 10 States 2nd Place Beam
2012 J.O NIT Qualifier
2012 J.O NIT 3rd Place Beam
2012 J.O NIT 4th Place Floor

Words of Wisdom:
“The true vision of a champion is someone bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking”
– Mia Hamm

Meet Erika Muhaw – 2015 Graduating Senior

MuhawAnneMarie2015_WEBErika Muhaw is a Level 10 athlete training at North Stars Gymnastics Academy where she is coached by Tony Gehman, Ashley Umberger, Anne Meade, and Ivan Taskov.
She resides in Montville, NJ with her parents Jim and Sue Muhaw.
In the fall, Erika plans on attending the University of Utah.

Gymnastics Achievements:
Level 9-
Qualified to Level 9 Eastern Nationals 2 times
Level 10-
Qualified to Level 10 J.O. Nationals 3 times
2 time state Champion
3 times state floor champion
2 time All-Star Team qualifier attending meets at France and England
Full Scholarship to the University of Utah

Words of Wisdom:
“There is no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
– Collin Powell

Meet Anne Marie Neggia – 2015 Graduating Senior

NeggiaAnneMarie2015_WEBAnne Marie Neggia is a Level 10 athlete training at North Stars Gymnastics Academy where she is coached by Tony Gehman, Ashley Umberger, Anne Meade, and Ivan Taskov.
She resides in Kinnelon, NJ with her parents Joseph and Anne Neggia.
In the fall, Anne plans on attending college to major in Business.

Academic Achievements:
National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and Art Honor Society

Gymnastics Achievements:
2013 Level 10 National Qualifier
2012 Level 9 Regional Bars, Beam, and All Around Champion
2012 Level 9 State Floor Champion

Words of Wisdom:
Everything happens for a reason.

9/10 Regional Petitions & Age Group Info

GYM-Member Logo-®-VERT-PMS CP-FNLAge Groups for Level 9 & 10 Regional Championships are available below:

Level 9 Regional Championships Age Groups
Level 10 Regional Championships Age Groups

The Procedure for Petitioning into the Level 9 & 10 Regional Championships is as follows:

Petition Instructions/
March 3, 2015

PETITION FORM (PDF)

I no longer have a fax machine so (1) petition forms, (2) a copy of one sanctioned meet showing a 35.00 AA score, and (3) a doctor’s note with a return date to gymnastics activity must be EMAILED to me by the Wednesday following your state meet at My region7rtc@comcast.net.

A picture of this material with a smart phone can also be used to send to me.

Scores of 34.95 will NOT be accepted, the score MUST be 35.00 or above. Additional information regarding petitions to J.O. Regional competitions can be found on Page 78 , #11.

Thanks for your cooperation!
Myra Elfenbein/Region 7 RTCC

Meet Abigail Bayzath – 2015 Graduating Senior

Bayzath2015Abigail_WEBAbigail Bayzath is a Level 10 athlete training at Cherry Hill Gymnastics Academy where she is coached by Scott Weller, Nina Oteri and Joe Steur.
She resides in Roebling, NJ with her parents Kevin Bayzath and Carol Bayzath.
In the fall, Abigail plans on attending college to major in Physical Therapy.

Academic Achievements:
High Honor Roll
National Honor Society
Intern at NovaCare rehabilitation
Varsity track and field
Yearbook
Student Council commissioner
Spanish Club
Key Club
Volunteer with Special Olympics and Homefront

Gymnastics Achievements:
Level 8 beam state champion
Level 8 regional qualifier
Level 8 regional beam 2nd place
2x level 9 state qualifier
Level 9 regional qualifier
2XLevel 10 state qualifier

Words of Wisdom:
“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’
If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.
If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.”
Chinese Proverb

Meet Jillian Falduto – 2015 Graduating Senior

FaldutoJillian2015_WEBJillian Falduto is a Level 10 athlete training at Rettig’s Gymnastics where she is coached by Tori Zuber, Kate Rettig, Dave Rettig, Jon Corbitt.
She resides in Basking Ridge, NJ with her parents Meg and Doug.
In the fall, Jillian plans on attending Ursinus College to major in Business and Economics.

Academic Achievements:
High Honor Roll Student
Member of National Honor Society

Gymnastics Achievements:
2015 Level 10 State Qualifier
2012 Level 9 Regional Qualifier
2011 Level 8 Regional Qualifier

Words of Wisdom:
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.