Congratulations to this week’s Athlete of the Week – Ava Dallas!
Ava is a senior gymnast at Saratoga Springs High School. Some of her athletic accomplishments include winning the Section II gymnastics all-around title as a freshman during the 2017-2018 season, placing second in the Section II gymnastics all-around title in the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 seasons, and taking first in the all-around competition and leading her team to victory at the Suburban Council League Championship in February of this year. She placed first in three individual events: the bar, the floor, and the beam. She will graduate this year as the school record holder on the balance beam with a score of 9.60.
Ava also excels in the classroom, maintaining a 99 average and taking mostly Honors and Advanced Placement courses. She teaches youth gymnastic classes at the Wilton YMCA. After she graduates, Ava plans to attend an Ivy League college, namely Yale or Cornell, to get a great education and continue to succeed in gymnastics at the collegiate-level.