Weddington High School rising junior Alex Wall has been namedissue251Alex_Wall_HSlax
the Carefree Boat Club Rising Star of the Week. The 16 year old
daughter of Dann and Kathrine Wall plays Midfield/Center for
the Warriors and also keeps busy by running for the cross country
team. Alex helped the Warriors to the state semi-finals this past
season, the team’s first visit in school history. Alex earned a position
on the North Carolina team that played in the National Tournament
at Yale.

In addition to her lacrosse success, Alex tied the ninth grade cross
country record at Weddington with a time of 19:39. She earned
All-Conference, All County and All Region team honors in both
of her high school seasons. Alex also won the Warrior Award for
both lacrosse and cross country. Alex has always aimed to be the
very best athlete she can possibly be, running over 100 5K’s to
date and playing lacrosse since age four.

Inside the classroom Alex carries a 4.4 GPA while taking all honors
classes. She is involved in a number of clubs at the school including
French Club, Teens for Levine, Mentors Club and she is a newly
inducted member of French Honors Society. Alex also helps out with
a program called Hope for the Holidays, where they raise money and
bring in gifts to give kids a chance to experience Christmas.
Congratulations to Alex Wall for being named the Carefree Boat Club
Rising Star of the Week.