Student Athlete of the Month: Ellington’s McCoy

Kimberly is a scholar athlete in every sense of the designation. She is on the high honor roll, and helped lead the Knights to three straight NCCC championships and to a state final two seasons ago.

How Kimberly prepares for a game: Before every game my team either goes to Emerald City Smoothies or we make smoothies at a teammates house. Also, a half hour before game time we have a dance party in the locker room to get us pumped.

Why Kimberly is excited for the winter season: I am excited about seeing the potential my team has to expand as the season continues.

Kimberly’s most memorable moment as a Knight: My first time as a high school athlete winning the NCCC tournament championship.

Kimberly’s expectations for the winter season: I have high hopes for my winter team this season; win the NCCC title as well as the NCCC tournament championship and play in the state championship game at Mohegan Sun in March.

Kimberly’s favorite pro athlete: Maya Moore.

Kimberly’s college plans: I hope to attend Pennsylvania State University in the fall of 2014 and major in nursing.

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