Collette Bannister
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    Collette Bannister

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Seattle, Wash.

    High School:
    Ramstein American, Ger.

    Position:
    Foil

    2007-08: Senior Collette Bannister is the women's team captain ... considered to be a powerful leader, smart, and funny and has a willingness to lead the women's foil team by the coaching staff.

    2006-07: Bannister had a third-place finish in the New Mexico Open ... her season-best finish came at the Falcon Open ... she finished second in the women's foil tournament ... in mixed foil she finished 22nd ... her record at the UC San Diego meet was 10-8 ... she went on to a 3-9 record in the Duke meet ... in the Western Region, she finished sixth.

    2005-06: Was the Falcons' seventh-place finisher in the NCAA Western Regionals ... Made the traveling team last year.

    Before Air Force: National Honor Society president ... four-year varsity letterwinner in soccer, once in cross country .. part of Varsity Club.

    Academy: Is a Systems Engineering/Human Factors major ... superintendent for squadron 13 "Fighting Bulldawgs ... was a member of the 2006 Falcon Sports Camp cadre ... volunteer for the Salvation Army Back-to-School shopping program for local underprivileged children summer of 2006 ... completed ops at McChord AFB, Wash. ... traveled home to Germany this past summer.

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