Alexandra Abeal is a Xcel Diamond athlete training at Devlin Gymnastics coached by Kaitlyn Grasso, Donna Tirrell, Ali Mitch, April Sayre, Jamie Berkheiser and Jamie Solheim.
She resides in Brick, NJ with her parents Anthony and Eleni.
In the fall, Alex plans to attend Stockton University to major in Elementary Education with a Special Education Minor.
Academic Achievements: Honor Roll
4 Year All Round Varsity Gymnast for Brick Township High School
2 High School Years as Team Captain
Shore Conference and State Regional Qualifier all 4 years
Devlin Club Gymnast since the age of two
Words of Wisdom: “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.”
Elena Gies is a Xcel Diamond athlete training at Devlin Gymnastics coached by Kaitlyn Grasso, Donna Tirrell, Ali Mitch, April Sayre, Jamie Berkheiser and Jamie Solheim.
She resides in Howell, NJ with her parents Lisa and Don.
In the fall, Elena plans to attend Stevens Institute of Technology to major in Engineering.
Academic Achievements: Commended Student for National Merit Scholarship
Top 10 at Manalapan High School
JOGA State Qualifier
JOGA 5 State Champion
Xcel State Qualifier
Xcel Regional Qualifier
Words of Wisdom: You can’t always be honest, and you can’t always be kind, but if you have the chance to be honestly kind, then make sure to take it.
The following NJ Gymnasts finished 1st All Around in their respective divisions:
Jr 1 Olivia Kelly/North Stars 38.475
Jr 5 Madison Vitolo/North Stars 37.775
Jr 7 McKenna Harris/Atlantic Coast & Nicolette Horton/North Stars 37.275
Jr 8 Ella Mochel/ENA 37.675
Sr 2 Gianna Vaiarelli/Will-Moor 37.875
Sr 8 Raine Smith/North Stars 37.500
Congrats to all USAG NJ 2018 Regional Competitors and Eastern National Qualifiers!
Audrey Biss is a Xcel Platinum athlete training at Giant Gymnastics where she is coached by Margaret Witt and John Skorski.
She resides in Sparta, NJ with her parents Pamela and Ken Biss.
In the fall, Audrey plans to attend Stevens Institute of Technology to major in Physics.
Academic Achievements: Salutatorian of Sparta High School Class of 2018
National Merit Finalist
Member of the National, World Language, and Math Honors Societies
Four-time State Championships Qualifier
Attached is VERY important information for clubs/coaches attending Level 9 and 10 Regionals. Please review these documents before regionals so that we can reduce the amount of time reviewing this at the coaches’ meetings at regionals.
The 2018 Lynn Perrott Memorial Scholarship will be offered in the amount of $5,000 to an eligible candidate that best fits the criteria offered by Lynn’s family and the Region 7 Administrative Committee.
Jessica Hoff is a Xcel Diamond athlete training at Giant Gymnastics where she is coached by Jason.
She resides in Hackettstown, NJ with her parents Brian and Sharon Hoff.
In the fall, Jessica plans to attend college to major in Law Enforcement.
Academic Achievements: Nominated for NYLF: Law and CSI
Straight A student at Warren Hills
Member of Streak Nation which helps in community events
Member of Junior Executives
Math, Science, and Spanish honor and AP student
2017 Platinum state all around and bar champion
2017 3rd place all around regional champion
Words of Wisdom: “When life throws you a curve ball you have three options… duck, get hit, or swing”
Kameryn Furiness is a Level 10 athlete training at Arena Gymnastics where she is coached by Ann and Valdi Kolasa.
She resides in Yardley, PA with her parents Dan and Laurie.
In the fall, Kameryn plans to attend college to study Biology.
Academic Achievements: AP and Honors Student
National Honor Society
Spanish Honor Society
Academic Excellence Awards in Honors Physics and Honors English
Recipient of the 2017 Wesleyan University Book Award
2013 Level 8 State All Around Champion
2016 Level 9 State Floor Champion
2016 Level 9 State All Around Champion
2016 Level 9 Regional Bars Champion
2016 Level 9 Eastern National Qualifier
2017 Level 9 State Bars Champion
Words of Wisdom: “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated” -Maya Angelou