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Scholar-Athletes: Emily Helms, Mustang

Oklahoman Published: June 16, 2013
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MUSTANG: EMILY HELMS

Athletics: Two-time Class 6A state cross country champion. Two-time All-City runner of the year. Three-time state track champ in 3,200 meters. Three-time first-team Big All-City track. Varsity swimming three years. Will run at Oklahoma State.

Academics: Scored 27 on the ACT. National Honor Society secretary. Student council. Relay for Life sponsorship chair.

Quote: “Towards the end of many practices, she would be done and then she would turn around and run back to the last runners just to encourage them to finish their best.” — Mike McGarry, cross country coach

College choice: Oklahoma State

Also nominated: Micaela Fox, Katie Wycoff


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