NAME: A.J. Burt
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2011
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Co-coordinator of fundraiser that raised $10,000 for pediatric brain cancer
PARENTS: Vicky Zwissler-Alan Burt
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “The amazing 8-and-under swimmers that I coach.”
FUTURE GOAL: “Make the Olympic Trials in Swimming”
Wyoming senior A.J. Burt is already an Ohio state swimming champ, and this year he is going for more. Last season as a junior, A.J. and his swimming mates captured the Ohio Div. II state title in the 200 yard freestyle relay in 1:26.19. A.J. and his teammates also were Ohio state runners-up in the 200 medley relay competition (1:35.32). A.J. has earned numerous honors, including being named 1st team all-CHL and 1st team all-city. “A.J. is the ultimate team player. His positive energy and team spirit are always at the forefront of everything he's involved in,” says swim coach David Elliott. A great student active in community service, A.J. is a member of the Latin Honor Society and is student body treasurer. His favorite athlete is Brendan Hansen, favorite entertainer is Ryan Reynolds, favorite book is The Old Man and the Sea, favorite move is National Treasure and most-like-to-meet is “any president.”
COACH’S QUOTE --“A.J.’s dedication & sacrifice have always been for the betterment of the team, while putting personal goals & achievements second.” -- David Elliott, Swim Coach
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