Laina Young of St. Joseph High School Track is the WSJM Sports Berrien County Student Athlete of the Week for the week of May 6, 2018. At the Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference Championship Meet, Laina won her second straight league Pole Vault title. She won the championship with a mark of 6’9”. She also ran a leg for the second place 400 Meter Relay team with a 100 meter split of :13.57.
Laina is also a member of the St. Joe Swimming and Diving team and National Honor Society. In the classroom, she carries a 3.99 grade point average.
Laina is the daughter of John and April Young.
Other finalists for the week were Nicole Gibson of River Valley Softball and Sarah Jackemeyer of Michigan Lutheran Soccer.