Following her dream

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By The Staff

CRESTWOOD – Lindsey Kathleen Morgan, a third-grader at Kenwood Station Elementary School, won the all-around gymnastics state title in March Womens Junior Olympic program.

Morgan earned first place in the floor exercise, bars, vault and won second place on balance beam. She won the all-around title with a score of 37.825 competing in the 8-senior division.

She has competed across the region this year and won titles in Chicago and the Champion challenge in November at Champion gymnastics. She was second at a competition in Cincinnati this year, as well.

Under coach Tiffany Orem, Morgan helped her team come in first place at the Junior Olympic competition.

Morgan practices four to five days a week has been performing gymnastics for five years. She has set a goal to follow in the footsteps of her mentor, Kirsten Such of Goshen, who went on to win a scholarship to North Carolina State after winning several state and regional titles.

Morgan is the oldest of four children of Jeff and Sheri Morgan.