Hana Herndon
Hana  Herndon
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Winter Park, Fla.

High School:
Winter Park


High School: Attended Winter Park High School … four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field … named captain in both teams her senior year … four-time cross country conference, district and regional champions (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) … back-to-back cross country state champions (2014, 2015) and state champion runner-up in 2013 and 2016 … three-time track and field conference champion (2014, 2015, 2017) … won track regional championship in 2016 … named to cross country all-conference team all four years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) … named to cross country all-district and all-region all four years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) … earned cross country all-state recognition in 2014, 2015 … named Metro east Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2016 … earned 2016 Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Award and 2015 Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Award … four-time track all-district recipient in 3200m (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) … two-time track all-district selection (2016, 2017) … three-time track all-conference selection (2014, 2015, 2016) … track conference champion in 3200m and 1600m in 2017 … four-time track all-region selection in 3200m (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) … two-time track all-region selection in 1600m (2016, 2017) … named all-state in 3200m (2016, 2017) and all-state in 1600m in 2017 … earned back-to-back state titles in 4x800 (2016, 2017) … named to track all-region team for 4x800 in 2017 … selected to participate in the 2016 FACA All-Star Meet (placed third) … holds school record in DRM (12:15) and 4x800 (9:13) … named National Merit Commended Scholar … named 2017 WPHS Valedictorian – finished with 4.0 unweighted GPA … voted vice president of the Science National honor Society and also a member of the National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, English National Honor Society and BETA Club.

Personal: Full name is Hana Nicole Herndon … born Feb. 19, 1999 … daughter of Camelia Ruth and Dale Herndon, Jr. … has one sister: Heather … father, Dale, Jr., ran cross country at Emory University in 1983 … grandfather, Dale, Sr., graduated from Georgia Tech in 1956 … intends on majoring in civil engineering and hopes to become a Disney Imagineer or civil engineer after college.