The air up there

Young athletes are often resilient enough to make full recoveries from devastating injuries. Such is the case for Missouri S&T pole vaulter Jordan Henry, who injured his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) while playing basketball in high school. During his recovery, Henry’s track coach suggested he focus on pole vaulting.

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Katie Mae Herington: prospective UMR student

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Vital stats

  • hometown: Kalona, Iowa
  • birthday: 2/1/89
  • current occupation: Mid-Prairie High School senior
  • college plans: starts UMR in August, signed to play volleyball
  • dream job: either a marine biologist studying manatees in Florida or being a photographer for National Geographic
  • interests: reading, hanging out with friends, volleyball, watching movies and crocheting

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