Senior Brigid Hanley Gets a Full Ride to the University of Arizona for Both Track and Cross Country


Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

On Thursday, March 21, senior Brigid Hanley committed to the University of Arizona, a Pac-12 Division 1 school. Hanley was given a tuition and books scholarship alongside her commitment to run both cross country and track. With an outstanding 4.4 GPA as of last semester and impressive records in both long distance track events and cross country races, Hanley, a talented and determined individual, is now seeing her hard work throughout her high school career pay off.

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  • Hanley holds up a ‘WC’ which stands for Wildcats.

  • Hanley and her family gather together as photographers swarm the table looking to capture the exciting moment.

  • Hanley smiles at the crowd of people around her.

  • Hanley shows off the Arizona ‘A’ on her cheek.

  • Hanley signs her signature, officially committing to the University of Arizona.

  • After signing Hanley flashes a smile to her family and friends around her.

  • Hanley and head track coach Mikel Rathmann pose together holding up the Wildcats symbol.

  • Hanley and some of her friends gather together to celebrate the moment.

  • Hanley said, “I chose Arizona because I received a full tuition and books scholarship for academics, which will allow me to hopefully go debt free to their honors college, and I love the desert and mountains of Tucson.”

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