Decatur High School senior Catherine Huynh, gymnastics, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 14.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?
A: Painting and spending time with family and friends.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My mom!
Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:
A: To always try my best and have fun, and to enjoy what I am doing.
Q: Describe your pre-game ritual and your favorite post-meet meal.
A: Pre-game ritual – I always remember to breathe to get rid of my nerves as I compete and to get lots of sleep the night before a meet. Post-meet meal – I enjoy a nice bowl of cereal.
Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?
A: “Good News” by Mac Miller.
From the sideline: Decatur High School senior Catherine Huynh is one of the captains and leaders of the Decatur gymnastics Team. With the triumph in the Federal Way All-City Meet two weeks ago, the team ended the regular season undefeated. In the All-City Meet, Catherine placed first place on floor (9.20), first place on beam (9.10), second on uneven bars (8.00), and second in All-Around (34.55). During the NPSL postseason meet she was second place on the beam and sixth place in the All-Around competition. Catherine will lead her team this week at the West Central District Meet with hopes of returning to the WIAA 4A State Championship Meet. Catherine is a model student-athlete. She is a member of our student leadership group that has built an inclusive climate for all students at Decatur. Catherine has earned a 3.982 cumulative grade point average in a rigorous college prep schedule including nine Advanced Placement courses in science, math, English and social studies.