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Paul Richardson – HH & TOC Athlete of the Week

February 17, 2014 – This week we are proud to announce Paul Richardson as our Athlete of the Week. Paul is a multi-talented athlete in Track, Cross Country, and Basketball at Whitesburg Christian Academy. He has been on the Track & Field team all four years of high school, and holds two school records, one in the 3200 m (at 10:21) and one in the 1600m (at 4:52). He was the 2012 Whitesburg Team MVP and the 2013 AHSAA lA Section 3 Meet 3200m Winner and Record Holder. Along with incredible speed, Paul is equipped with endurance as well. In Cross Country he holds an impressive personal best 5K of 16:41. He was also named Overall Winner in the 2013 Section 5, Site A Overall Winner, 2013 Mustang Invitational Overall Winner and Course Record Holder, 2013 Scottsboro Invitational Overall Winner, 2013 Randolph Cross Country Classic Overall Winner, 2013 Jesse Owens Classic Overall Winner, and 2013 St. Bernard Oktoberfest Overall Winner as well as the 2013 lA/2A State Championship Third Place Winner. He has also displayed athleticism on the basketball court, serving as Captain of the team for three years and starting as a point guard the last three years. Outside of the sports arena, Paul is just as busy. He maintains an impressive 3.88 GPA, is a member of National Honor Society, and has earned several Leadership Awards. Another fascinating fact about Paul is that he is the co-author of Teen-to-Teen 365 Daily Devotionals By Teen Boys for Teen Boys published by LifeWay Christian Books. Paul is a perfect representation of a well-rounded young athlete deserving of our Athlete of the Week title. Congratulations Paul!

Paul Richardson

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