NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
A TEXAS RECOGNIZED DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 9, 2009
CONTACT: Craig Eichhorn
(832) 386-1231
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com

State Champs


         North Shore’s Whitney Johnson won the state long jump championship last weekend at the state Track and Field Meet in Austin with an effort of 19 feet, 9.25 inches.  She also finished fourth in the state triple jump competition.
         Johnson finished second in the state in the long jump in 2008 and won the state long jump title in 2007 with an effort of 19 feet, 2 inches. She will continue her athletic career at Louisiana State University in the fall.
         North Shore’s Deandrew White captured the state title in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.18 seconds. White finished third in the long jump and was part of the 4 x 200 meter relay team which finished third in the state.
         The North Shore boys finished third overall in the state while the girls finished 14th in the state.

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Whitney Johnson

Whitney Johnson

Deandrew White

Deandrew White.