Sr. Grace Norman of Xenia Christian finishing her run at the Saturday Night Lights. (photo Chris Greene)
Xenia Christian Sr. Grace Norman is an exceptional, inspirational athlete. She runs XC and track for Xenia Christian and most recently for the US Paralympic Team at the IPC Athletics World Championship in Doka, Qatar. She recieved the bronze medal in the women's 400m (T44) Division with a time of 63.83. (T44 -"Single below knee amputation or an athlete who can walk with moderately reduced function in one or both legs.")
Last year, as a Junior, she ran in the OHSAA D3 State XC Championhips finishing 92nd with a time of 21:20.65, was 7th in the D2/3 OATCCC State Indoor Championships in the 3200 with a time of 12:04.76 and placed 8th in the D3 1600 State finals with a 5:14.09.
Grace in the D3 1600m finals at the 2015 OHSAA State Championships. (photo Chris Greene)
Otsego Sr. Aj Digby is also a member of the US Paralympic team and ran 5th in the 400m (t44) with a time of 52.47. We profiled and interviewed Aj last year. Below is a link to our interview with Aj.