Summitt wins Athlete of the Week

High School Sports

CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) — Uni High senior Arielle Summitt is the WCIA 3 Athlete of the Week. The track and field standout is the two-time defending champion in the Class 1A 800-meter run. The future Johns Hopkins runner is looking to win her sixth state medal overall.

“I’m just really looking to do my best and hopefully I can go out there and give it my all see where that takes me,” Summitt said. “I still get nervous, it’s still like a shot of adrenaline just getting there and racing on the big blue track.”

Summitt is now eligible for a $500 scholarship we’ll give away in June. To vote for the next Athlete of the Week, visit

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