A+ Athlete: Shay Lynn Cavender

TOM BEAN, TX - This week's A+ Athlete is Shay Lynn Cavender from Tom Bean High School. Shay is an outstanding athelte, but one that does well in class too.

She is ranked second in her class with a 3.85 GPA. Shay is also a member of the National Honor Society, a class officer and participates in the school’s Future Farmers of America program, an event which she takes a lot of pride in.

But in the athletic arena is where she really shines. Shay runs cross country, track and plays basketball. She is the school record holder in the long jump a mark she has broken each yeah she has been in school. In addition to the long jump, she has won first at the triple jump and the 400 meters at meets throughout her high school career and she says academics has helped her be much stronger on the track.

After she graduates this year, she hopes to complete her pre-health classes at Grayson County College and later get her RN license at Tarleton State.

Congratulations to Shay Lynn Cavender for being named this week’s A+ Athlete.

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