Cara Curran
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    Cara Curran

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Lone Tree, Colo.

    High School:
    Highlands Ranch

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    Vault, Bars

    Club:
    Jet Gymnastics

    FRESHMAN | 2014: Competed on the vault during 12 competitions, including 10 of 11 regular season meets...scored a career-best 9.725 to tie for second during the Falcons' first meeting with Eastern Michigan...scored a 9.550 or higher in 10 meets, including three scores of 9.700.

    HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Highlands Ranch High School...four-year member of the National Honor Society...ranked among the top 10-percent of class academically...earned academic letters all four years...headed up a fundraiser that raised money for needy families in Nicaragua (earned over $4000) and is still active today...competed at the club level for Jet Gymnastics...coached by J.A. Dominguez...two-time Level 9 regional qualifier...also qualified to Level 9 Westerns...Colorado state champion on the uneven bars (Level 9) in 2011...placed in the top-five in the all-around at the state championship meet (Level 9)...received the MVP Leadership Award for three straight years (2008-10).

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Gary and Jean Curran...nickname is "Curan Curan"...has one older sister, Gia...majoring in behavioral science...future plans include becoming an intelligence officer...served as Athletic Clerk...named to the Athletic Director's List...attended the Academy's Prep School...received the Vice Commander's Rope for achievements in academics and athletics...also nominated for the end-of-year Fitness Award...hobbies include any outdoor activities (boating, hiking, surfing, photography, traveling) with family and friends...also loves to ski...both grandfathers served World War II...coached gymnastics during high school, working with children ages one to 15...favorite events are the uneven bars and vault, because "I love the aspect of flying through the air and receiving an exhilarating rush of adrenaline as I accomplish these events"...completed jump, survival and space training over the summer...also took an academic class...member of Cadet Squadron 03.

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