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This week's athletes are from Firestone CLC.
Daryn Wright enjoys playing sports like volleyball, softball and track. She is a varsity volleyball starter. Daryn has a 4.17 GPA placing her within the top 5% of her graduating class. She takes honors and advanced placement (AP) courses at Firestone while also taking dual enrollment classes (CCP) through the University of Akron. Due to her academic success and involvement in the community, she has been selected to be a debutante in the 2024 Les Belle Perles Cotillion. She constantly makes time to volunteer whether that's at church or in the community.
Abbie Pantea is a Junior on the Varsity Girls Golf Team. On the golf course, Abbie has quickly become the leader of the team, averaging a 44 for nine holes in her last four rounds playing from Firestone’s #1 spot. Abbie shot a career low 40 for nine holes in a match on August 31 at Mud Run Golf Course in a match against St. Vincent-St. Mary. She is a two-year letter winner and will receive her third varsity letter this year. She has a 4.14 cumulative grade point average while participating in honors classes, advanced placement classes, and also college credit plus through the University of Akron. She's an active member of the Akron School for the Arts Program at Firestone CLC as an ASA dancer. Abbie is a member of the National Honors Society of Dance Arts and a student ambassador.