Anna Hightower
Anna  Hightower
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cartersville, Ga.

High School:
Cartersville

Event:
Pole Vault


08/10/2017

2017 Summer Internships Recap

87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer

02/17/2017

Zimmerman, Hightower Set Career Bests at Tiger Tuneup

Georgia Tech track and field pole vaulters compete at Clemson

2017 Track:

Indoor: Finished fifth at the Tiger Tuneup in the pole vault … Recorded a career-high vault at the ACC Championships of 3.81m. Outdoor: Took fourth at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a mark of 3.59m … Placed fifth at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial with a mark of 3.81m … Posted a career best at the ACC Championships, vaulting to a mark of 3.88m.

2016 Track:
Indoor: Finished 13th in the pole vault at the Music City Challenge with a personal-best mark of 3.66m (12-0). Outdoor: Finished ninth in the pole vault at the Alabama Relays with a vault of 3.55m (11-7.75).

High School:
Lettered in three seasons of track ... Holds high school, county and 4A Georgia State Meet pole vault record as of 2015 ... Helped Cartersville to Track and Field Boy/Girls Regional Championships in 2013 and 2014, and runner-up finish at 2014 state meet ... Three-time regional and county champion (2013-15) ... 2014 3A Georgia state runner-up ... 2015 4A Georgia state champion ... Competed in two seasons of gymnastics for Cartersville ... Member of National Latin Honor Society, Beta Club, National Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Varsity Singers and Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Cartersville High School.

Personal:
Full name is Anna Marie Hightower ... Born on Aug. 17, 1997 ... Daughter of Earl and Lydia Hightower ... Has two brothers and a sister named Matt, Taylor, and Sarah ... Chose Tech because of how proactive Tech is in helping people and the environment and for Tech's well known reputation of students finding a job quickly after graduation ... Interned with Fellowship of Christian Athletes for a month abroad ... Involved in the Student Alumni Association, Chi Alpha, Christian Campus Fellowship, & GT Solar Racing ... Majoring in business administration.