Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Lily James of Great Falls, a senior at Oakcrest School in Vienna, has been an amazing success running track. A few of her accomplishments include:
Number 1 800m time in the state of Virginia for any school (public or private);
First place finish at the Draper Invitational on Saturday, May 4, which is the first time Oakcrest has ever had a champion in that meet;
Six school records: 400m, 800m, 1600m, 4X800m relay, 4X400m relay, and the Distance Medley Relay
Led Oakcrest to its first ever PVAC conference Track and Field championship in 2017.
Four-time Virginia state champion in multiple events
Accepted to UCLA and plans to run track there.
Lily comes from a long line of track athletes: Great grandfather ran at the 1908 Penn Relays, grandfather ran track at the University of North Carolina, dad ran track at Navy. Her coach is Jen Pruskowski and she’s been a great influence for Lily both on and off the track for 7 years.
She is also a straight "A" student and involved in a huge number of activities.