Christian Parks, a sophomore at Clinton Christian Academy, had an exceptional cross-country season, placing in every race, including three first place finishes, two second place finishes and three third place finishes. He set the state MAIS AAA record in both the 5k and two-mile run. Parks also won the state championship for Class 3A. His personal record for the 5k is 17:16, and for two miles is 11:02.
Pictured (l to r) is Parks with his CCA coaches, who also happen to be his father and grandfather: David Parks, Christian Parks and Irwin Clack.