Bridget Franek, American Olympian, visits RHS!

Bridget Franek, who represented the United States at the 2012 Olympics, spoke to an assembly of students at Theodore Roosevelt High School Thursday. Bridget’s father, Tom Franek, is a teacher in Forestry and Landscape Horticulture, a Six District Educational Compact College Tech Prep Initiative headquartered at Roosevelt.

Bridget talked about her experiences at Crestwood High School, Penn State University and as a member of the Oregon Track Club, as well as her journey as an Olympic competitor in the steeplechase event. In her remarks, she encouraged students to set goals and take advantages of their opportunities—and to have fun.