Former Los Alamos track and field athlete Jordan Schoonover, earned a major award at her current school Colby College.
Schoonover, who attends the Maine college, was this year’s recipient of the Patty Valavanis Award. The Valavanis Award is given to athletes who demonstrate the qualities of academic and athletic excellence, personal leadership and sportsmanship.
This year, Schoonover was one of the captains of Colby’s women’s indoor and outdoor track and field teams. Schoonover also earned Phi Beta Kappa and Presidential Scholar honors.