DeSoto’s Kaitlyn McGinnitey Reacts to Winning the Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy Athlete of the Week Award


(DESOTO) As announced Tuesday on Regional Radio, DeSoto trackster Kaitlyn McGinnitey is the latest Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy Athlete of the Week.

McGinnitey was the district champion in the 100 and 300-meter hurdles at last weekend’s Class 4 District 1 track meet, while also anchoring the 4-by-400 meter relay team that finished 1st and the 4-by-200 meter relay team that finished 2nd.

McGinnitey is pretty happy to be a district champion and an Athlete of the Week award winner.

 
McGinnitey set a season-best mark in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.26 seconds, which is what she is most proud of.

 
McGinnitey also set a season-best mark in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 47.11 seconds. DeSoto track and field head coach Terry Frank commented that Kaitlyn is very deserving of this award and that she is a “beast.”

 
McGinnitey received a certificate and a t-shirt for winning the Athlete of the Week award and chose the Festus Animal Shelter for her $25 donation that Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy will give in her name.

Full Kaitlyn McGinnitey Interview