Alexa Chacon
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    Alexa Chacon

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Durango, Colo.

    High School:
    The Classical Academy

    Height:
    5-9

    Event:
    Heptathlon, Hurdles

    HIGH SCHOOL: The Classical Academy (Colorado Springs)...six-time Colorado 3A state champion...claimed three state titles in the 300-meter hurdles, two in the 100-meter hurdles and one as a member of the sprint medley relay team...set Championship Meet Records in both hurdle events (14.23 in the 100-meter hurdles; 42.75 in the 300-meter hurdles)...named "Peak Performer of the Year" by the Colorado Springs Gazette as a senior...member of three Colorado state championship teams...served as team captain during senior year...also played on the volleyball team...member of three teams that advanced to the state tournament (freshman, sophomore, junior years)...two-time team captain...received an academic pin every year...member of the National Honor Society...member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...team captain as a senior...participated in Speech and Debate, advancing to the National meet as a sophomore...acted as a mentor to sixth-grade girls...class representative as a freshman...member of the student body's Executive Council as a junior.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Alexa Frances Chacon...daughter of Brad and Frances Chacon...has one older sister, Samantha...majoring in behavioral science...future plans include working with wounded soldiers from a psychological and physiological standpoint, coaching track and field and becoming a nutritionist...hobbies include hiking, doing anything outside (camping, mountain biking, fishing, boating, trail running), watching movies and participating in youth groups...would like to add that "my commitment to my faith, family and friends is what I hold most dear"...uncle Greg Chacon was a hurdler at Stanford...grandfather served in the Vietnam War...member of Cadet Squadron 29.

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