Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 1 is Decatur junior Catherine Huynh.

Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 1 is Decatur junior Catherine Huynh.

Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 1: Catherine Huynh

Decatur gymnastics co-captain places second in All-Around competition at recent quad meets.

Athlete of the Week:

Decatur High School’s Catherine Huynh, girls gymnastics, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 1.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: Pottery and leadership.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Painting, reading, hiking, modeling/taking pictures for my friend’s photography, and spending time with my family and friends.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My mom!

Q: Do you have a pre­game/competition ritual or post­game tradition, and what is it?

A: Listen to music, speak positive thoughts to myself, and stretch really well.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Streetcar” by Daniel Caesar or “Nights Like This” by Kehlani feat. Ty Dolla $ign

From the sideline: Decatur junior Catherine Huynh competed in the fall on the Decatur High School cross country team. She was selected for the role of co-captain of the gymnastics team based on the leadership she demonstrates as a student-athlete. In the last two quad gymnastics meets, Catherine finished second place in the All-Around competition. She was also the beam champion in both meets earning a personal best score of 9.75. Catherine has earned a 4.0 cumulative grade point average in a rigorous college prep schedule including multiple Advanced Placement classes in social studies, math and English.

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