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Inter-Lakes soccer star wins award from Marines

Inter-Lakes soccer star wins award from Marines


JASON KING INTRODUCES US TO
MOLLIE DURAND.>>MOLLIE DURAND IS A THREE
SPORT ATHLETE FOR THE LAKERS OF
INTER-LAKES HIGH SCHOOL. SHE PLAYS SOCCER AND BASKETBALL,
AND ALSO DOES THE LONG JUMP AND
JAVELIN FOR THE TRACK TEAM
BUT THE TWO-YEAR CAPTAIN SAYS
SOCCER IS HER GAME. I LIKE THE DIFFICULTY OF THE
SPORT. THERE’S A LOT OF TECHNIQUE AND
YOU NEED TO HAVE GOOD FOR WORK. PUSHING HERSELF EACH PRACTICE.>>IN THE CLASSROOM, MOLLIE
CARRIES A GPA BETTER THAN 4.0
THAT, COMBINED WITH HER
ATHLETICS, COMMUNITY SERVICE,
AND AN ESSAY ABOUT OVERCOMING
ADVERSITY, EARNED HER THE SEMPER FIDELIS
ALL-AMERICAN AWARD PRESENTED BY
THE MARINES SHE WAS ONE OF 96
STUDENTS NATIONWIDE TO RECEIVE
AN ALL-EXPENSE PAID TRIP TO THE
BATTLES WON ACADEMY IN WASHINGTON, DC.>>WE VISITED QUANTICO AND WE
DID THE NATIONAL MALL AND SAW
THE MONUMENTS AND EVERYTHING. WE DID A COMMUNITY SERVICE
PROJECT WHERE WE BUILT BIKES FOR
THE GIRLS AND BOYS CLUBS.>>EACH STUDENT COULD BRING A
MENTOR WITH THEM ON THE TRIP
MOLLIE BROUGHT HER SOCCER COACH,
CHELSEA CROCKETT.>>THE HARDEST WORKING GIRL ON
THE TEAM WORRIED SHE LEADS BY
EXAMPLE. SHE DEFINITELY HAS THE STUDENT
ATHLETE PEACE TO IT.>>I LOVE GIVING BACK TO OUR
COMMUNITY. BRINGING UP THE LITTLE KIDS AND
GIVING THEM GOOD LEADERS TO
FOLLOW.>>MOLLIE HASN’T DECIDED ON
COLLEGE YET, BUT WANTS TO
CONTINUE GIVING BACK IN THE
FUTURE SHE PLANS TO PURSUE A
CAREER IN TH


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