Ith wins best track athlete in Alaska – Alaska News

Ith wins best track athlete in Alaska


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Izabelle Ith

The Gatorade Company named a Petersburg High School graduate the best track and field athlete in Alaska last week; she joins an elite group of awardees including NFL Quarterback Robert Griffin III and Olympian Hurdler Lolo Jones.

Izabelle Ith is the first person from Petersburg to be awarded the 2017 Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding athleticism, academic achievement and character demonstrated on and off the track, according to a recent press release.

Ith met that criteria by maintaining a 4.03 grade point average, winning four individual sta…

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