The George Washington University: Women's Gymnastics

Allison Mitchell
Allison Mitchell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn Park, MN

High School:
Osseo

Height:
5-1

Position:
All-Around



"My degree and my experience as a student athlete at GW will have a positive impact on my future success because of my education here, the experience I will have contrived, and the opportunities I will be offered. Through my experience as a student athlete I will learn a great deal about self-motivation, perseverance and attitude- and the opportunities provided to me by GW will give me the outlets to use those skills to achieve success. The word team brings about it many positive connotations- but to me it's much more than the synonyms can describe. A team is there no matter what, and they can push you when you feel you can't go any farther. However a team also requires every member to give the entity there all. But once a team has been melded together, once it has formed its strong bond a team is unbreakable- and can achieve things impossible by individuals. I'm proud to belong to a team like that here."

High School/Club: Was a Regional and Western's Level nine qualifier in 2008 and 2009.... Was 10th place at Western's, 3rd place at Regional's and first place in the state in the all-around in 2009...Earned second place honors on floor exercise in the 2008 Regional's...Graduated high school in the top five percent of her class with a 3.95 GPA and was a part of the National Honor Society...Competed with the Twin City Twisters Gymnastics from age 5-18....Member of the Grassroot Colonials, a group that teaches DC Youth about the risk of HIV/AIDS.

Personal: Born Allison Josephine Mitchell in Minneapolis, MN...daughter of Terry and Christine Mitchell... has a younger brother (Riley, 12) and younger sister; Tatyana (16)...a biology major....aspires to pursue a career in the field of biochemistry.

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