Leesburg, VA (Dec. 31, 2015) – APEX Gymnastics’ senior spotlight for month of December is Ashleigh Wright, an Xcel Platinum team member who attends Loudoun County High School.
Name: Ashleigh Wright
Parents Names: Jill and Phillip Wright
High School: Loudoun County High School
How many years have you been at APEX: 9
Your first coaches: Brett, Caitlin
Your current coaches: Barbra, Brandon, Matt, Brett
Favorite memory from your years at APEX:
Being able to come in the gym with a friendly environment and being able to do what I love to do whether I am good at it or not. As well as being friends with my teammates, they are people that I probably never meet in a lifetime and becoming friends with them is great.
Your favorite meet and why: States 2011 because it was the first time that I came in top 3. I got 3rd on beam.
Which skill was the toughest for you to learn? Kip
What are your plans for next year? I want to go to college at Johnson and Wales University and study Culinary or stay in-state and attend either Bridgewater College, University of Mary Washington, or Christopher Newport and study Elementary Education.
Do you have any words of advice for younger gymnasts? That whatever they want to do they should go for it, never let anyone stop you from achieving whatever it is you are trying to achieve. And just be you while achieving it because there is no one else like you.