David Stanley Chevrolet High School Senior Athlete of the Week — Kayla Castle
Kayla Castle is an exceptional athlete, she is the most all around athlete I have had the pleasure of watching. She has countless activities that she excels in at Timberlake High school. Kayla has been a superior Track athlete for many years.
Her freshman year was the beginning of many gold medals. She won 3 gold medals in the 100m hurdles and, 300m hurdles and the 400m relay. She is now the defending 3 time state champion in these 3 events. She has tallied 12 state medals so far in her career. She has helped the team achieve the state runner-up title for 2 years. She has had the honor of going to the meet of champions for last 3 years. She was chosen to go to New Mexico to be on the National Oklahoma track Team. She was the only sophomore who received that honor.
Kayla also shines on the basketball court as she has been the starting point guard for the last two years. She has helped her team advance to back to back state tournament team appearances. She was chosen as the player of game in numerous tournaments. And was chose on the all- tournament team in the Cherokee Strip tournament. She then had the honor of being named on the Orient Conference and Cherokee Strip conference teams. Last summer she was chosen to travel to Columbus, Ohio to play on the Oklahoma Junior National basketball team. Kayla and her teammates are very excited about having a very successful senior year in Basketball and track.
In her busy schedule Kayla finds time for her many hobbies. She has a passion for horses; she rides in rodeos and has won many all around cowgirl awards along with many Rodeo Queen Pageants titles.
Kayla is an active member in FCCLA. She has won Gold medals in several state and national Star event competitions. She is always kind to all, and is so willing to help in her community or church when ask. She participates in adopt and angel, spruce up a life, adopt a highway, soles for souls, March of dimes. She has taught Sunday school and helped with bible school. She will be traveling to London in December, as she was chosen as an all-American Cheerleader. She is a member of yearbook staff, FCA, and is a member of Jet United Methodist Church.
What makes Kayla so outstanding is she always puts her team first and encourages and helps others at all times. Kayla will make a great leader as she has perseverance and positive attitude, and is a motivator but most of all she is very humble about all her accomplishments and focuses on helping others to become better. With Kayla’s dedication and hard work she will be very successful in her dream, to work in the medical field and help others.