Senior mountain bike rider earns respect on the course and in the classroom
[ by Stan Cola ]
Lily Hanna, Crested Butte Community School senior and member of the Crested Butte Devo high school mountain bike team, was recognized for her efforts on her bike and in the classroom, earning the Legacy Award from the Colorado High School Mountain Bike League.
The award honors exemplary student-athletes whose personal standards and achievements are a model to others. They demonstrate outstanding leadership, sportsmanship, academic performance, and volunteerism in their team, school and community.
Lily’s consistent dedication earned her Varsity in 11th grade and her quiet passion for the sport is demonstrated by her commitment to coach youth. She is a competitive dancer while balancing a rigorous academic schedule.
She received the President’s Education Award, the Society of Women in Engineering and the Rotary Service Above Self Awards. Lily earned high Advanced Placement exam scores in statistics and English composition.
She takes time to pre-ride with younger riders to encourage and boost their confidence. Lily truly exemplifies what it means to be a dedicated student-athlete as well as a contributing member of her community.